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Socio-informatics : a practice-based perspective on the design and use of IT artifacts

Author: Volker Wulf
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book is about how computer systems might be designed to serve their users rather better. It deals with how to study the natural behaviour of users to see how computer systems might best help them, and how one might also involve them in the design of computer systems that will assist them in their everyday practices.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Volker Wulf
ISBN: 0198733240 9780198733249
OCLC Number: 1000434665
Description: xviii, 559 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Grounded design : a research paradigm in practice-based computing / Gunnar Stevens ... [et al.] --
Practice and technology : on the conceptual foundations of practice-centered computing / Kjeld Schmidt --
"Practice theory" : a critique / Kjeld Schmidt --
Making use : understanding, studying and supporting appropriation / Gunnar Stevens and Volkmar Pipek --
A bridge too far? Critical remarks on the concept of "infrastructure" in computer-supported cooperative work and information systems / Charlotte P. Lee and Kjeld Schmidt --
Investigation and design / Dave Randall --
Critical reflections on participation in design / Ina Wagner --
Integrated organization and technology development : a critical evaluation / Markus Rohde and Volker Wulf --
Design, action, and practice : three branches of the same tree / Gillian R. Hayes --
PRAXLABS : a sustainable framework for user-centered information and communication technology development--cultivating research experiences from living labs in the home / Corinna Ogonowski ... [et al.] --
Information and communication technology design in a complex moral universe : ethnography-based development of a GPS monitoring system for persons who wander / Claudia Müller and Lin Wan --
come_NET : connecting computer clubs with a community platform / Konstantin Aal ... [et al.] --
Enabling users of enterprise systems to mash up resources and develop widgets / Michael Spahn ... [et al.] --
A fitting solution / Kaori Kashimura ... [et al.] --
Toward transferability in grounded design : comparing two design case studies in firefighting / Matthias Betz and Volker Wulf --
Research into design-research practices : supporting an agenda toward self-reflectivity and transferability / Dave Randall ... [et al.] --
Epilogue : Socio-informatics : intertwining analytical and design-oriented research into social practices / Volkmar Pipek, Dave Randall, and Volker Wulf.
Responsibility: edited by Volker Wulf, Volkmar Pipek, Dave Randall, Markus Rohde, Kjeld Schmidt, Gunnar Stevens.

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