Hall, Lynne, Jones, S., Paiva, A., & Aylett, R. (2009). FearNot!: Providing Children with Strategies to Cope with Bullying. 8th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC), 276-277.
This paper presents FearNot!, an innovative anti-bullying intervention for 8-12 year old children, illustrating the potential of Virtual Learning Environments in providing supportive secure experiential learning for challenging social situations. The innovative technological approach taken to FearNot! is briefly described, along with an overview of the evaluation approach used to assess FearNot! with over 800 children in the UK and Germany. The demo of FearNot! provides participants with the opportunity to experience leading edge technology adopted for a classroom intervention.