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CHI
2007
ACM
11 years 3 months ago
Using activity theory to develop a design framework for rural development
Many attempts to bridge the digital divide between lesser-developed countries (LDC) through Information & Communication Technology (ICT) projects have had little success. With...
Arvind Ashok, Christian Beck
WWW
2006
ACM
11 years 3 months ago
Designing an architecture for delivering mobile information services to the rural developing world
Paper plays a crucial role in many developing world information practices. However, paper-based records are inefficient, error-prone and difficult to aggregate. Therefore we need ...
Tapan S. Parikh, Edward D. Lazowska
CHI
2008
ACM
11 years 3 months ago
A resource kit for participatory socio-technical design in rural Kenya
We describe our approach and initial results in the participatory design of technology relevant to local rural livelihoods. Our approach to design and usability proceeds from rese...
Kevin Walker, Joshua Underwood, Timothy Mwololo Wa...
ICALT
2007
IEEE
10 years 9 months ago
The application of IMS Learning Design to Develop Compute-based Educational Game
How can game designers realize the balance of “educational function” and “entertainment” in a Computer-based Educational Game (CEG)? The concept of IMS learning design (LD...
Miaomiao Zeng, Yueliang Zhou
INTERACT
2003
10 years 4 months ago
Methods for Applying Activity Theory to HCI Design
: Activity Theory (AT) has been a recognised framework for enhancing design practices in HCI and related disciplines for a couple of decades. In most cases, AT has been deployed as...
Daisy Mwanza, Olav W. Bertelsen
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