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Practical interaction design.

Turner, Phil and Turner, Susan (2009) Practical interaction design. Interfaces (79). pp. 18-19. ISSN 1351-119X

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    Abstract/Description

    Practical Interaction Design (PID) is a
    method for teaching interaction design. It
    incorporates elements of ‘pure’ interaction
    design and human–computer interaction
    (HCI) to convey some of the playful flavour
    of the former with the tool-rich practicality
    of the latter. PID is distinguished from
    (traditional) HCI in many ways, but it is
    with respect to what it does not address
    that the differences are most pronounced.
    PID is not explicitly user centred: there is
    no place for cognitive psychology per se;
    nor the modelling of tasks; nor accounting
    for (that glaring category error) context.
    Instead there are roles for a Heideggerian
    treatment of familiarity, ideation and for
    personae and a series of ‘conversations’
    between designer and digital media and
    between designer and client.

    Item Type: Article
    Print ISSN: 1351-119X
    Additional Information: Paper also presented at HCI Educators 09, Dundee 2009
    Uncontrolled Keywords: PID; HCI; famililarity; ideation; designer-client;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Item ID: 3690
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2010 15:00
    Last Modified: 11 Jan 2013 16:47
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3690

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