The Practice Level in Participatory Design Rationale: Studying Practitioner Moves and Choices

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dc.contributor.author Selvin, Albert M.
dc.contributor.author Buckingham Shum, Simon J.
dc.contributor.author Aakhus, Mark
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-21T08:42:00Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-21T08:42:00Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Selvin, A. M., Buckingham Shum, S. J. & Aakhus, M. (2010). The Practice Level in Participatory Design Rationale: Studying Practitioner Moves and Choices. Human Technology, Volume 6 (1), pp. 71-105. URN:NBN:fi:jyu-20105241908. Retrieved from http://www.humantechnology.jyu.fi
dc.identifier.issn 1795-6889
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/25111
dc.description.abstract Most research in design rationale focuses on specific tools, methods, models, or artifacts. There has been relatively little attention to the practice level of design rationale work: the human experience of working with the tools and methods to create rationale artifacts. This paper explores a particular juncture of creativity and design rationale that is found in the special case of helping groups of people construct representations of rationale within live meetings. Such work poses challenges and requires skills different from those of individuals working alone. We describe the role of practitioners who perform caretaking and facilitative functions in collaborative or participatory design rationale sessions, and present a set of analytical tools aimed at making the practice level more visible. We locate the analysis in a theoretical framework aimed at understanding the experiential dimensions of such practice, including sensemaking, narrative, aesthetics, ethics, and improvisation.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Jyväskylä, Agora Center
dc.relation.ispartofseries Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments
dc.relation.uri http://www.humantechnology.jyu.fi
dc.rights © 2010 Albert M. Selvin, Simon J. Buckingham Shum, and Mark Aakhus, and the Agora Center, University of Jyväskylä
dc.title The Practice Level in Participatory Design Rationale: Studying Practitioner Moves and Choices
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-20105241908

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