Ebtisam Alabdulqader

Ebtisam Alabdulqader
King Saud University | KKUH · Department of Information Technology

PhD in Human-Computer Interaction and Digital Health

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Introduction
Ebtisam Alabdulqader currently works at the Department of Information Technology, King Saud University. Ebtisam does research in Human-computer Interaction, Social Computing, mHealth, and Interaction Design. Currently, she is a PhD Candidate at OpenLab, Newcastle University. She is also the founder of ArabHCI.ORG community and the Vice Chair of SaudiCHI.ORG ACM SIGCHI chapter.

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Publications (22)
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Even though issues such as climate change, pollution, and declining biodiversity impact us all, people with historically disenfranchised and socio-politically marginalized (HDSM) identities often bear the harsher brunt of ecological crises and sufer disproportionately. There is a need for listening to the voices of people with intersecting HDSM ide...
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HCI has a growing body of work regarding important social and community issues, as well as various grassroots communities working to make CHI more international and inclusive. In this workshop, we will build on this work: first reflecting on the contemporary CHI climate, and then developing an actionable plan towards making CHI2019 and subsequent S...
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ArabHCI initiative was inaugurated in a CHI17 SIG Meeting that brought together 45+ HCI Arab/non-Arab researchers/practitioners who are conducting/interested in HCI within Arab communities. The meeting started an ongoing dialogue that recognizes the fact that HCI is still in its infancy in the Arab world and explores challenges and opportunities fo...
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Background Communication training for parents of young children with neurodisability is often delivered in groups and includes video coaching. Group teaching is problematic when there is wide variation in the characteristics and needs amongst participants. Aims To assess the potential feasibility and acceptability of delivering one‐to‐one parent t...
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The Arab world consists of 22 countries stretched across two continents (Asia and Africa), making it one of the world’s most influential territories. Besides sharing the same official language, Arab countries share a strong history dominated by the early colonialism era. Cultural values vary from conservative (eg, Saudi Arabia) to modern and more s...
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ArabHCI is an initiative inaugurated in CHI17 SIG Meeting that brought together 45+ HCI Arab and non-Arab researchers/practitioners who are conducting/interested in HCI within Arab communities. The goal of this workshop is to start dialogs that leverage our "insider" understanding of HCI research in the Arab context and assert our culture identity...
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Feminist HCI has made a profound impact on perceptions of women’s health, emancipation through design, as well as gender identity, inclusion, and diversity. However, there is a distinct lack of connection between these disparate but inherently connected research spaces. This SIG meeting aims to bring scholars together to discuss emerging and evolvi...
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In this alt.chi paper, we reflect on #CHIversity; a grassroots campaign highlighting feminist issues related to diversity and inclusion at CHI2017, and in HCI more widely. #CHIversity was operationalised through a number of activities including: collaborative cross-stitch and ‘zine’ making events; the development of a ‘Feminist CHI Programme’; and...
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Since the Arab Spring, there has been a global growing interest in the use of technology in the Arab world. In particular, social media and its impact on democratic practices. The region came to the forefront once more with the refugee crisis with many of those studies address Arabs as users of technologies designed and developed in Western countri...
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Since the Arab Spring, there has been a global interest in the use of technology in the Arab world. In particular, there is a growing interest in social media and its impact on democratic practices. The region came to the forefront once more with the refugee crisis as many of these studies address Arabs as users of Western technologies. Our experie...
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This paper describes a study investigating the usage of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and its impact on language transformation in the context of youth in Arabic-speaking populations, specifically in Saudi Arabia. In particular, this project examined patterns of CMC using BBM and WhatsApp captured in a qualitative diary study comprised of l...
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Understanding and conducting ethics is an essential quality for everyone in any field. Due to the importance of the ethics for individuals and societies, many of universities started to offer ethics courses in their curricula. Their aim is to give students a full understanding of their rights, and how they might act ethically when they face differe...
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The widespread adoption of CMC in the context of education and research has given rise to a new ‎sub-culture in which patterns of communication, expectations of social communication exchanges, ‎and language formality have changed. In this paper, we describe a diary-log study of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) usage amongst youth in Arabic-Spe...
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Computer Ethics is one of the important courses that's needed in the current information age. By dealing computing issues and responsibilities it provides valuable information to both students and society. Students would learn from such a course but what about society and other individuals' Also can we motivate students to be remarkable members in...
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This paper presents a healthcare model based on smart cards. The purpose of the proposed model is to facilitate information exchange and integration across medical organizations. Currently, in Saudi Arabia, all medical centers have their own healthcare system. Each time a patient visits a clinic; a new file is created for him. Clinical information...
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This paper describes a study of measuring the user experience of children in their interaction with digital books. An eye tracking experiment was conducted with eight children to examine their eye movements as they interacted with digital books in two different web sites. Measuring the child's user experience involved emotional ranking surveys, per...

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ArabHCI is an initiative that is established on September 2016 to empower, bridge and connect HCI researchers and practitioners from the Arab world with those who are conducting/interested in research in this context. The initiative goal is to leverages our “insider” understanding of HCI research in the Arab context and explore the challenges and unique opportunities for future research. For more information, please visit https://arabhci.org