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PDC'2000 Work-in-Progress reports


Nov. 30, 2000, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Session 1

Hyysalo, Sampsa; Lehenkari, Janne (Center for Activity Theory and Developmental Work Research, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland): : Defining the crucial users – An activity theoretical approach for finding the missing voices.

Hyysalo, Sampsa (Center for Activity Theory and Developmental Work Research, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland): Representing and constructing use – an activity theoretical perspective to design work.

Tokman, Leyla Yekdane (Department of Architecture, Engineering And Architectural Faculty, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey): Interaction To Improve Quality of Design.

 Session 2

Muller, Michael J. (Lotus Development Corporation, Cambridge MA, USA): Designing for and with a Community of Designers: Minority Disciplines and Community of Practice.

Henninger, Annette; Sieber, Andrea (Department of Computer Science, Chemnitz University of Technology, Chemnitz, Germany): More User Participation by New Media? Media Use in Small Software Firms.

Giordano, Richard (Center for Innovation in Product Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA); Bell, David (Xerox PARC, Palo Alto, CA, USA): Participant Stakeholder Evaluation As A Design Method: A Report On Work In Progress.

Session 3

Billeskov Boving, Kristian (Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark); Finken, Sisse; Henriksen, Dixi; Pors, Jens (Computer Science, Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark); Nicolajsen, Hanne Westh (Center for Tele-Information, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark); Vogelsang, Lasse (IT University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark): Categorizing Interactive Web Applications – Findings from an Interdisciplinary Research Project.

Beuschel, Werner (University of Applied Sciences, Brandenburg, Germany): Designing for a Semi-Structured Virtual Group: A Work-in-Progress Report on the Project "Alumni-Web 2000"

Nielsen, Janni; Christiansen, Nina (Copenhagen Business School, Frederiksberg, Denmark): Mindtape: A Tool for Reflection in Participatory Design. 

Session 4

Iversen, Morten; Madsen, Jan Ernfred; Vesterstroem, Jakob Svaneborg (Datalogisk Institut, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark): Learning Participatory Design by Participatory Design.

Ekelin, Annelie (Department of HumanWork Science, University of Karlskrona/Ronneby, Sweden): Mapping out and constructing the needs - different approaches concerning citizen involvement when producing on-line public services.

Berger, Thomas (Institute of Interdisciplinary Research, Fulda, Germany); Borgmann, Laurent (University of Applied Sciences Koblenz/Remagen, Remagen, Germany): Strategies for participation of learners in virtual learning communities

Session 5

Dirckinck-Holmfeld, Lone (Aalborg University, Denmark); Nielsen, Janni (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark); Danielsen, Oluf (Roskilde University, Denmark): From Action Research to Dialogue Design - With mutual learning as a guiding principle

Monahan, Torin (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY, USA): Built Pedagogies & Technology Practices: Designing for Participatory Learning

Ferraro, Kathleen A. (University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA): Restructuring PITTMed Curriculum Online (PCO): A Participatory Design/Open Source Software Approach


Dec. 1, 2000, 2:30- 4:00 p.m.

Session 1

Bälter, Olle; Lantz, Ann (Centre for User Oriented IT-Design, Nada, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden): A Case Study where PD Would Have Helped – Or Maybe Not?

McCormack, Margaret (BodyMedia, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA, USA); Forlizzi, Jodi (HCII and Scool of Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA): Listening to User Experience: Integrating technology with proactive wellness management.

Nett, Bernhard (MA&T GmbH, Aacehn, Germany); Iacucci, Giulio (Laboratory of Information Processing Science, Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland); Wulf, Volker (Department of Computer Science III, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany): Tayloring Inter-Organizational Tele-cooperation: A Case Study in the German Steel Industry. 

Session 2

Sokoloff, Alex; Eubanks, Virginia; Fortun, Kim; Fortun, Mike (Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA): Open Source Social Science: Web Tools For Collaborative Analysis Of Ethics And Technology.

Fortun, Kim (Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA): Net Risk: Environmental Information Design, Access and Literacy.

Warner, William B. ( Department of English, University of California/Santa Barbara, CA, USA): The Media Determinism Project.

Session 3

Jones, Aled (Department of Environmental Science, Lund University, Sweden): Communicating Sustainability in the Information Age.

Jones, Peter H. (The Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA): Embedded values in innovation practice: Toward a theory of power and participation in organizations.

Klinger, Shula: Are they talking yet? Discourse as political action in an online policy forum.

Session 4

Nieusma, Dean ( Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA): From database Design to Community Mobilization: PD in Sri Lanka`s Energy Sector.

Patton, Jason W. ( Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA): The role of photography as a social research method.

Shapiro, Ari (Sapient Corporation, New York NY, USA): Show Me Your Avatar: Ethnographic Techniques And The Design Of Children`s Web Sites.

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