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Research on Digital Reading App Design to Stimulate Reading Motivation of Teenagers

  • Yijie CaoEmail author
  • Bing Xiao
Conference paper
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1211)

Abstract

Though digital reading is becoming more and more convenient, the quantity and quality of extracurricular reading among teenagers are still declining and most teenagers are lack of the motivation to read and have difficulty maintaining long-term reading behavior. Based on the investigation and analysis of the reading needs of Chinese teenagers, this paper explored the incentive design principles to stimulate and maintain teenagers’ digital reading motivation, and designed a digital reading app suitable for teenagers to test the attitudes of the subjects through questionnaires. The results showed that the application of the proposed design principles can promote the enthusiasm of teenagers in digital reading to a certain extent.

Keywords

Digital reading Teenagers App design Motivation stimulating 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of DesignShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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