A cross-national study of HCI education experience and representation

Abdelnour-Nocera, Jose, Michaelides, Mario, Austin, Ann and Modi, Sunila (2011) A cross-national study of HCI education experience and representation. In: The 2nd International Workshop on Comparative Informatics (IWCI-2011), 9-10 December 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Abstract

The discipline of human-computer interaction has become a subjecttaught across universities around the world, outside of the cultures where itoriginated. However, the intercultural implication of its assimilation into thesyllabus of courses offered by universities around the world remains under-researched. The purpose of this ongoing research project is to provide insightsfor these implications in terms of the student and teacher experience of HCI.How this subject is socially represented and valued across the differentuniversities studied is also a key question for us. A multiple case studyinvolving students and lecturers engaged in evaluation and design tasks in theUK, Denmark, Namibia, Mexico and China is described.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: HCI education, culture, design, evaluation, cognitive styles
Subjects: Computer science, knowledge and information systems
Depositing User: Vani Aul
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2013 16:31
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2015 09:32
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/536

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