Unfolding understandings: co-designing UbiComp In Situ, over time.

Halloran, John, Hornecker, Eva, Fitzpatrick, Geraldine, Weal, Mark, Millard, David, Michaelides, Danius, Cruickshank, Don and Roure, David De (2006) Unfolding understandings: co-designing UbiComp In Situ, over time. In: Unset Unset, pp. 109-118.

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A key challenge in co-designing UbiComp is that users may
have limited understanding or experience of these
technologies. While the value of situated co-design
activities for promoting understanding is known, the role of
time is less well researched. Here we describe and reflect on
a range of co-design activities carried out with the curators of an historic English manor house to create novel visitor tours. We show how an ensemble of situated co-design
activities over time led to the unfolding of user
understanding around issues of content, technology and
user experience, in turn leading to a progressive reimagining of practice. This points to the importance of time and variety of in-situ activities to help people engage as codesigners in creating novel UbiComp-enabled experiences.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: From SRO Other External: Don Cruickshank,David De Roure
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Depositing User: Geraldine Ann Fitzpatrick
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:54
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2012 17:08
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/28682
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