V. Ahumada, M. Schneider, and L. Riek. (2021) The power of robot-mediated play: Forming friendships and expressing identity. In review.
V. Ahumada, T. Hwu, H. Kashyap, J. Krichmar, and J. Eccles. (2021) Evaluation of Toyota’s human service robot pan/tilt head, autonomous navigation, and arm/hand hardware for learning environments. in review.
V. Ahumada-Newhart, J.M. Hernandez, and K. Badillo-Urquiola. (2021)
A call for action: Conceptualizing assets-based inclusive design as a social movement to address systemic inequities. An assets-based inclusive design framework. In proc. of CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts (CHI ’21 Extended Abstracts), May 08–13, 2021, Yokohama, Japan. escholarship.org/uc/item/9t80n285 https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5214196
F. Wolff, V. Ahumada-Newhart, J. Eccles, J. Moeller. (2021) Telepresence robots outperform traditional videoconferences in higher education: A longitudinal study. In proceedings of American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2021.
Veronica Ahumada and Jacquelynne Eccles. (2020) A Theoretical and Qualitative Approach to Evaluating Children’s Robot-Mediated Levels of Presence. APA: Technology, Mind, and Behavior escholarship.org/uc/item/0mm107qf
Veronica Ahumada-Newhart and Judith S. Olson. (2019) Going to School on a Robot: Robot and User Interface Design Features that Matter. ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. 26, 4, Article 25 (June 2019), 28 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3325210
Stephanie Reich, Wendy Ochoa, Amy Gaona, Yesenia Salcedo, Georgina Espino, Veronica Ahumada-Newhart, Joyce Lin, and Guadalupe Diaz. (2019) Disparities in Caregivers’ Experiences at the Dentist with their Young Child. Academic Pediatrics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2019.03.006
Veronica Ahumada-Newhart and Judith S. Olson. (2017) My student is a robot: How schools manage telepresence experiences for students. Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 342–347. https://doi.org/10.1145/3025453.3025809
V. Ahumada-Newhart & M. Warschauer. (2017) How robots could help chronically ill kids attend school. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/how-robots-could-help-chronically-ill-kids-attend-school-69197?xid=PS_smithsonian
Veronica Ahumada-Newhart, Mark Warschauer, and Leonard S. Sender. (2016) Virtual inclusion via telepresence robots in the classroom: An exploratory case study. International Journal of Learning Technologies 23,4: 9-25. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/9zm4h7nf
Mark Warschauer and Veronica Ahumada-Newhart. (2015) Broadening our concepts of universal access. Universal Access in the Information Society 15,2: 183-188. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10209-015-0417-0
Published Abstracts/Workshop Papers
V. Ahumada-Newhart, and L. Riek. (2021) Telerobots for informal learning in schools. in proceedings of ACM/IEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Workshop on Robots4Learning, March 2021. escholarship.org/uc/item/4fd0v8gv
V. Ahumada-Newhart and M. Hernandez. (2020) An assets-based design approach to promote digital health equity for Latino youth and their communities,” In proceedings of The 23rd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW): From Needs to Strengths: Operationalizing an Assets-Based Design of Technology, October 2020. escholarship.org/uc/item/7dd3q8ww
T. Hwu, H. Kashyap, S. Darrow, D. Moore, J. Eccles, J. Krichmar, and V. Ahumada-Newhart. (2019) Supporting the Education of Homebound Children Through Semi-autonomous Telepresence Robots. In proceedings of RoboCup 2019, July 2-8, 2019, Sydney, Australia. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.17929.70245
Veronica Ahumada-Newhart, Somphone Eno, & Jacquelynne Eccles. (2019) Robots are taking over the world!...Or they may just be helping you get to class. Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity. Honolulu, Hawaii.
V. Ahumada-Newhart, M. Warschauer, M. Jones, and J. Eccles. (2018) Telepresence Robots Improve Social Connectedness for Homebound Pediatric Patients. In proceedings of Pathways to Cures: Translational Research Science Symposium, UC Irvine Campus and Medical Center, May 4, 2018, Irvine, CA. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.32042.47040
Veronica Ahumada-Newhart, Mark Warschauer, Judith Olson, and Jacquelynne Eccles. (2017) Go home and get better: An exploration of inequitable educational services for homebound children. IDC 2017 Workshop on Equity and Inclusivity at the ACM SIGCHI Interaction Design and Children Conference.
Veronica Ahumada-Newhart and Judith Olson. (2017) Social rules for going to school on a robot. CSCW 2017 Workshop on Robots in Groups and Teams at the ACM SIGCHI Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Conference. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/7kj733c3
Veronica Ahumada-Newhart. (2014) Virtual inclusion via telepresence robots in the classroom. In CHI'14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp. 951-956. ACM.
V. Ahumada-Newhart and M. Warschauer. (2021) Mobile Computing: The Role of Autonomous Features in Robot-Mediated Virtual Learning. in Human-Automation Interaction, New York: Springer, 2020, in publication. escholarship.org/uc/item/2qd3v1hs
Veronica Ahumada-Newhart, Mark Warschauer, Masha Jones, and Jacquelynne Eccles. ( 2018) Telepresence Robots Improve Social Connectedness for Homebound Pediatric Patients. Pathways to Cures: Translational Research Science Day. UC Irvine Campus and Medical Center, Institute of Clinical and Translational Science, NIH.
Veronica Ahumada-Newhart. (2013) Disparities in Dental Care for Head Start Children. UC Irvine, School of Education https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.32463.48808
State and Federal Publications
Newhart, V.A., (2011) Oral Health School-based Screening in Montana. Montana Public Health: Prevention Opportunities Under the Big Sky. Department of Public Health and Human Services, State of Montana.
Newhart, V.A., & Carpenedo D. (2011) Connecting Oral Health and School Readiness. Montana School Readiness Initiative. Department of Public Health and Human Services, State of Montana.
Dotson, J.A., Buss, A., Frick, D., Carpenedo, D., & Newhart, V.A. (2010) 2010 Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment. Family and Community Health Bureau, Department of Public Health and Human Services, State of Montana.
Carpenedo, D., & Newhart, V.A. (2010) 2005-2006 Oral Health Study: Montana Third Grade and Head Start Children. Oral Health in Montana. Department of Public Health and Human Services, State of Montana.
Newhart, V.A., (Ed.) (2010) Health Maintenance and Enhancement: Oral Health Critical Competencies. Helena Public Schools: Health Enhancement K-12 Critical Competencies. Helena, MT.
Newhart, V.A. (2010) Oral Health Education Curriculum for Grades K-5. National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Bulletin XXIII. Washington DC: National Maternal and Child Health Resource Center.