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Crossing the divide: Putting information seeking research and theory into computer science practice to make information search systems and services more effective for the user

Carol C. Kuhlthau, Donald O. Case, Brenda Dervin, Marcia J. Bates, Charles Cole, Karen E. Fisher
2012 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The dilemma is how to communicate information behavior/information seeking research and objectives to those who design the systems. The panelists propose different views on and solutions.  ...  Whereas computer-science designed information systems and technological environments in libraries are designed for the user with an answer or at least the form of the answer firmly in mind, information  ...  Fisher is co-author of Theory in Motion: Using theories of information behavior to design applications, policy and services (in progress, with S.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14504901078 fatcat:klvgzfx32rafbpy6vs64bstrmi

Practices-oriented design [chapter]

Lenneke Kuijer
2017 Design for Behaviour Change  
This chapter offers a design tailored introduction to practice theory, a brief overview of its uptake into design literature and a description of one particular practices-oriented design approach that  ...  Practices-oriented design groups a range of design approaches that draw on practice theory -a group of social theories that take practices as their fundamental unit of analysis.  ...  I would like to thank my PhD supervisors, all the students and participants that contributed to the design projects, and my former colleagues at the DEMAND Centre and the University of Sheffield Geography  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315576602-10 fatcat:mc4yhk3dlff4bk5va42jhotjcu

Writing through design, an active practice

Julieanna Preston, Aukje Thomassen
2010 Journal of Writing in Creative Practice  
an intellectual proposition, i.e. how design contributes to advancing knowledge.  ...  These media expose a potential to 'write' through design and expand design research as non-linear, theoretical and yet practical tools.  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to acknowledge Amanda Vallance's contribution as research assistant for this project. Writing through design, an active practice  ... 
doi:10.1386/jwcp.3.1.45_1 fatcat:ci7ogvx6evfhlfheibpoolk3x4

From Theory to Practice: An Adaptive Development of Design Education

I-Ying Chiang, Po-Hsien Lin, John G. Kreifeldt, Rungtai Lin
2021 Education Sciences  
This study aims to discuss the adaptive challenge, and bridge the gap between theory and practice in design education.  ...  The contributions of this study are to (1) clarify the interrelations between the theory and practice of design via the three foci of the human factors, human actors, and cultural aspects; (2) demonstrate  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the Graduate School of Creative Industry faculty at the National Taiwan University of Arts for their support and valuable suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci11110673 fatcat:jcpd4x5jjrclvor7zjk3brn5qq

The Interaction Design Research Triangle of Design Practice, Design Studies, and Design Exploration

Daniel Fallman
2008 Design Issues  
Design in this area typically is driven neither by how well the product fits into an existing or expected future market, nor based on the observed needs of a group of users. criticize a current state of  ...  With the research question in mind, the researcher is able to put on the design studies goggles to reflect on what is going on in the design practice project.  ... 
doi:10.1162/desi.2008.24.3.4 fatcat:qbqvksey2jcxxapr3khpxodr3e


2020 Not at Your Service  
Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in California, in which ethnomethodological approaches were applied to new technologies such as copy machines in working situations. h It was also in the 1980s that user-centred  ...  Sarah Pink proposes that visual data should not be analysed separately from texts, but that we should, rather, seek cross-connections between them: "[…] it involves making meaningful links between different  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783035622751-012 fatcat:5egymghtprce5i6tsd276ckakm

Creativity and innovation through design practice

Dilip Kumar Mothiram
2019 Journal of Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology  
Creativity and innovation through design practice.  ...  The project is field based and it unites experienced design professionals and novice designers from different design disciplines to work on a collaborative project.  ...  In order to examine the practice of creativity and innovation, several key elements had to be put into place: a.  ... 
doi:10.15406/jteft.2019.05.00202 fatcat:pepydcxcrfd4rkc3px6r5c5ba4

Job design for good design practice

Kristina Lauche
2005 Design Studies  
Good design practice requires more than individual strategies and methodology.  ...  The tasks of 19 designers from large, mediumsized and service companies were assessed according to the criteria. The results highlight areas for improvement in the different types of companies.  ...  Others mentioned that the constraints of a budget and the client's expectations put a limit to how innovative they could be in their design.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.destud.2004.09.002 fatcat:7fp5gpyp6bevtjxsxk55sgdyui

Design in Practice: Bridging the Gap between Design and Use Dichotomies in Practice-Based Studies

Francois-Xavier de Vaujany, Vladislav Fomin
2006 Social Science Research Network  
Various trends related to technology, organizations and environment have resulted in fuzzy differences between 'design ' and 'use' or 'designers' and 'end-users'.  ...  Four DIU-DIM configurations are also put forward before introducing Jean-Daniel Reynaud's Regulation Theory as a relevant framework to put them in broader sociotechnical perspective.  ...  The notion of interpretive flexibility (Bijker et al., 1993) suggests that designs can be interpreted (and appropriated) differently by different users, leading to instantiations of use behaviours not  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1328901 fatcat:aagk2qa2j5gwzn2wub7ccawmhe

Design Out Crime? Using Practice-based Models of the Design Process

Lorraine Gamman, Tim Pascoe
2004 Crime Prevention & Community Safety  
The difference is that DAC tries to incorporate user experience into the new product in order to create generic products for international markets.  ...  (2003:8) It is up to both CPTED practitioners and DAC designers to cross-fertilise ideas from these two schools of thought in order to figure out how best to go forward, and address specific crime '  ...  A selection of design concepts and prototypes generated by CSM students (Figures 1-10 ) are included here as examples of projects that tried to link CPTED theory to the creation of designed objects.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.cpcs.8140200 fatcat:dmvfvobbyne2ri6ktwycjk6zxa

Let's Talk About CUIs: Putting Conversational User Interface Design Into Practice

Christine Murad, Cosmin Munteanu, Benjamin R. Cowan, Leigh Clark, Martin Porcheron, Heloisa Candello, Stephan Schlögl, Matthew P. Aylett, Jaisie Sin, Robert J. Moore, Grace Hughes, Andrew Ku
2021 Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
The aim of this workshop therefore is to bring both academics and industry practitioners together to bridge the gaps of knowledge in regards to the tools, practices, and methods used in the design of CUIs  ...  Though research on the usability and design of CUIs has been growing greatly over the past decade, we see that many usability issues are still prevalent in current conversational voice interfaces, from  ...  His research examines the effects of voice and language design on speech interface interactions, how linguistic theories can be implemented in this space, and how users with diverse speech patterns like  ... 
doi:10.1145/3411763.3441336 fatcat:e3qetboksvccroywrfznrtsog4

Products and Practices: Selected Concepts from Science and Technology Studies and from Social Theories of Consumption and Practice

Jack Ingram, Elizabeth Shove, Matthew Watson
2007 Design Issues  
and appropriated and about how they structure the social practices and situations of which they are a part  ...  We introduce notions of acquisition; scripting; appropriation; assembly; normalisation and practice with the aim of initiating an interdisciplinary conversation about how designed artefacts are configured  ...  In this paper we explore possibilities for further cross-fertilisation, this time between design, STS and also sociological theories of consumption and practice, which can contribute to better understanding  ... 
doi:10.1162/desi.2007.23.2.3 fatcat:qzelplcvevawxecy36zjqpgwky

Understanding the role of designers' personal experiences in interaction design practice

Xiao Zhang, Ron Wakkary
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Designing interactive systems - DIS '14  
Yet it's undeniable designers have applied their personal experiences to their design practice and also benefited from such experiences.  ...  Perhaps for this reason, little work has been conducted to investigate how designers' personal experiences can contribute to technology design.  ...  But it's hard to say how much myself really like to put first person experiences into this thing. … In terms of anything specific that went into this project, I can't think of anything that was really  ... 
doi:10.1145/2598510.2598556 dblp:conf/ACMdis/ZhangW14 fatcat:qcxsu6ueq5gajlgzixwty2erny

Simulation Design: Trans-Paradigm Best-Practice from Software Engineering

Stuart Rossiter
2015 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
to differ in how they map to them; this relates to the aims of the toolkits, which I provide a useful categorisation of.  ...  There are growing initiatives to apply software engineering (SE) best-practice to computational science, which includes simulation.  ...  modellers when they try to put these ideas into practice, although the cultural context will certainly affect this and empirical evidence is hard to disentangle from it-Turhan et al.  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.2842 fatcat:4kgyk5glu5am3bfwgzag25rsjm


Steven R. Haynes, John M. Carroll
2007 Artifact  
, but also discounts the value of designs conceived and realized in practice.  ...  to assess theoretical design science.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the United States National Science Foundation (NSF, grant number IIS-0639939) for supporting this research.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17493460701872016 fatcat:xangqjqmjbbl5ljqhm6nlsd3jq
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