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Designing with Only Four People in Mind? – A Case Study of Using Personas to Redesign a Work-Integrated Learning Support System [chapter]

Amir Dotan, Neil Maiden, Valentina Lichtner, Lola Germanovich
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we describe and reflect on the use of personas to redesign the 3 rd prototype of APOSDLE -a system to support informal learning and knowledge transfer in the workplace.  ...  In light of this challenge, we contribute a case study illustrating how personas were implemented in a real world situation to engage project members with user information and drive the design process.  ...  APOSDLE ( is a 48 months integrated project partially funded by the European Community under the Information Society Technologies (IST) priority of the 6th Framework Programme for R&D.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03658-3_54 fatcat:trm5keowxvbpbbpqp4j43hq24m

A user-centered Perspective on Interactive Data Visualization. A digital flâneries into the documentation of the Historical Italian Mind Science Archive [chapter]

Letizia Bollini, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)
2020 2CO Communicating Complexity. Contributions from the 2017 Tenerife Conference  
According to user research methods, user personas and task-based testing, and co-design activities, the paper presents a case study developed for the Historical Italian Mind Science Archive (Aspi).  ...  A human-centered approach can introduce a third perspective putting people who'll use the information in a prominent role in the design process.  ...  Navigation systems can be designed to support associative learning by featuring resources that are related to the content currently being displayed" [17] .  ... 
doi:10.25145/b.2cocommunicating.2020.013 fatcat:kld37f4xxrd73puld7j22cv2pa

Natural-Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, and the Future of Human Intelligence (review)

Mark Erickson
2004 Canadian journal of sociology  
By this magic, seeded long ago by the emergence of language itself, the ratchets engage and the golden machinery of mind-design, mind redesign, and mind re-redesign, rumbles into life.  ...  Connected by multiple feedback loops to the objects it designs, the mind is also an object of design." 23 Our redesigned minds will be distinguished by a better and more sensitive understanding of the  ... 
doi:10.1353/cjs.2004.0038 fatcat:w4y2rzpakbcgbivjhpsbizvmzu

The Writer's Mind: Writing as a Mode of Thinking

William F. Irmscher, Janice N. Hays, Phyllis A. Roth, Jon R. Ramsey, Robert D. Foulke
1984 College composition and communication  
Student evaluation forms brim with support because, as our students see it, they have learned to compose a speech or an essay according to a single system of construction.  ...  issue-centered" arrangement designed with the needs of the reader in mind.  ... 
doi:10.2307/357465 fatcat:al2knd75fzb6jgxyvwzzktnguy

The public domain: enclosing the commons of the mind

2009 ChoiceReviews  
I can hope to in a single chapter.  ...  The new incarnation of the project, at UCLA, has removed the word "plagiarism" from its title. The People and the Music A brief biography of Will Lamartine Thompson can be found in C. B.  ...  (This, I admit, is a scenario only likely to come to the mind of a person in my line of work.) You would have been hard-pressed to do so.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.46-6473 fatcat:xnktaofvfvb3fhdngfjgq2ph74

From Gender Biases to Gender-Inclusive Design

Mihaela Vorvoreanu, Lingyi Zhang, Yun-Han Huang, Claudia Hilderbrand, Zoe Steine-Hanson, Margaret Burnett
2019 Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '19  
In our 3-step investigation, two HCI researchers analyzed an industrial software product using GenderMag; we derived design changes to the product using the biases they found; and ran an empirical study  ...  To help fill this gap, we investigated whether the GenderMag bias detection method can lead directly to designs with fewer gender biases.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported in part by NSF 1528061. We thank the Microsoft Academic team and visual designer Jin Kim. Without their hard work, the redesign would not have been possible.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3290605.3300283 dblp:conf/chi/VorvoreanuZHHSB19 fatcat:4kfmgtonp5c3jndk5ybso2yitu

Combining a System-Centred and a User-Centred Approach in the Development of Public Self-Service Applications [article]

Jane Billestrup
2017 PhD series, Technical Faculty of IT and Design, ˜Aalborg=ålborgœ University  
These case studies included the use of semi-structured interviews, a questionnaire survey, and content analysis.  ...  This thesis consists of six contributions used to answer a general research question along with two research questions on the current practices in the development process and the overall approach taken  ...  Acknowledgment We would like to thank the four companies who participated in this study and the joint IT organisation of the municipalities.  ... 
doi:10.5278/ fatcat:xpoxhm74drajbeamjojsphfkfm

Redesigning a sustainable English capstone course through a virtual student-faculty partnership

Kellie Keeling, University of North Georgia, United States, Zoe Phalen, Michael Rifenburg, University of North Georgia, United States, University of North Georgia, United States
2021 Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice  
Our partnership was not designed to lead to a quantifiable direct output (i.e., a publication or even a redesigned class); instead, our goal was to build community, to support each other, to learn, to  ...  We conclude by offering brief qualitative data on the effectiveness of our redesign efforts and how our approach may work as a model for redesigning courses in different contexts/institutions.  ...  One of us has bounced around between universities and wishes previous teachers had designed courses with students in mind.  ... 
doi:10.53761/ fatcat:466dexy7lrbntlmj36e6i23rua

User-Centered Design: Why and How to Put Users First in Software Development [chapter]

Dieter Wallach, Sebastian C. Scholz
2012 Management for Professionals  
User Interface Later) will be explored and then demonstrated in a real life case study from the field of electronic engineering along with a practical takeaway regarding the relationship of UCD and eLearning  ...  In this chapter we provide an overview of the activities and artefacts of the usercentered design (UCD) methodology -a successful and practical approach to the design of software user interfaces.  ...  With a persona in mind, a screen in question can be assessed through different lenses, fostering informed decision-making during design.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31371-4_2 fatcat:ymwujpiwlbgxviou4rxuwi3f7m

Understanding networked collaboration: Fields and patches of interactions

Lilian Henze, Ingrid Mulder, Pieter Jan Stappers
2013 2013 International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE) & IEEE International Technology Management Conference  
The current work elaborates on the development of a framework for networked collaboration inspired by literature research of Actor Network Theory and Boundary Objects as well as insight gained in case  ...  Iterative design of the framework has led to a 'landscape of interactions'.  ...  Acknowledgement This work is part of the 'Creative Industry Scientific Programme' (CRISP), supported by the Dutch Ministry of OCW.  ... 
doi:10.1109/itmc.2013.7352661 fatcat:wnatfjafjna3da7ff64gdtjyaa

A user‐centered and evidence‐based approach for digital library projects

Mary M. Somerville, Navjit Brar
2009 Electronic library  
Similarly, too little applied research has adopted a human-centered focus for design and development of information systems.  ...  Originality/Value -A paucity of literature exists on the relevance of evidence-based librarianship in the digital age.  ...  Erika Rogers, who worked with us for three years to develop and evaluate the efficacy of a user-'voiced', evidence-based interaction design approach for resource discovery tools and other digital products  ... 
doi:10.1108/02640470910966862 fatcat:jbequz4yhvf6lm6xeqstd7buki

Building personas from phenomenography: a method for user-centered design in education

Tra Huynh, Adrian Madsen, Sarah McKagan, Eleanor Sayre
2021 Information and Learning Science  
This paper aims to propose a process of creating personas from phenomenographic studies, which helps us create data-grounded personas effectively.  ...  Then, this study presents a six-step process of building personas using phenomenographic study as follows: articulate a design problem, collect user data, assemble phenomenographic categories, build personas  ...  Yet, more work is needed to further focus on the implementation of personas in education research and design, including integrating personas with other design tools such as scenarios, user case and usability  ... 
doi:10.1108/ils-12-2020-0256 fatcat:tlwc6itqjrb27ggtdyfmbu2lbq

Human-centered design for global health equity

Isaac Holeman, Dianna Kane
2019 Information Technology for Development  
In light of this material, we describe human-centered design as a flexible yet disciplined approach to innovation that prioritizes people's needs and concrete experiences in the design of complex systems  ...  As digital technologies play a growing role in healthcare, human-centered design is gaining traction in global health.  ...  We received partial support for this work from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation under grant number OPP1183755.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02681102.2019.1667289 pmid:32982007 pmcid:PMC7484921 fatcat:6hdlrdd25vd3fk4j4fh4mhj4g4

Fixing Inclusivity Bugs for Information Processing Styles and Learning Styles [article]

Zoe Steine-Hanson, Claudia Hilderbrand, Lara Letaw, Jillian Emard, Christopher Perdriau, Christopher Mendez, Margaret Burnett, Anita Sarma
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Most software systems today do not support cognitive diversity.  ...  The third is data that we obtained about a before/after user study of inclusivity bugs.  ...  When software systems do not support cognitive diversity, people with some cognitive styles are forced to pay an additional "cognitive tax".  ... 
arXiv:1905.02813v1 fatcat:gxdq5aszrvbopkvko35jkjjygy

From Modeling To Digitalization [chapter]

Albert Fleischmann, Stefan Oppl, Werner Schmidt, Christian Stary
2020 Contextual Process Digitalization  
With the approach of Design Thinking, we then illuminate a methodical approach to creatively produce something new and solve complex problems.  ...  systems.  ...  Analysis and Modeling in a Case Study As a case study, we use the strongly simplified process of credit application processing in a bank.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-38300-8_5 fatcat:eqiyowc5gre5thrawguwe7zynq
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