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  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H; Chivuno-Kuria, S; Kapuire, GK; Bidwell, NJ; Blake, E (2010)
    In this paper, we explore the concept of participatory design from a different viewpoint by drawing on an African philosophy of humanness -Ubuntu-, and African rural community practices. The situational dynamics of ...
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H; Bidwell, NJ; Blake, E (MIT Press, 2012-07)
    The importance of user involvement in design activities has been widely recognized in efforts to design more usable and acceptable systems. Tools and methods used in some approaches, such as user-centered, interaction, and ...
  • Marsden, G; Ladeira, I; Reitmaier, T; Bidwell, NJ; Blake, E (International Journal of Computing, Research Institute of Intelligent Computer Systems, Ternopil National Economic University, 2010-09)
    In this paper the authors examine how digital technology can be used to inspire, record and present oral stories in an African context. In particular they explore how to create technologies that are sympathetic to the ...
  • Kapuire, GK; Winschiers-Theophilus, H; Chivuno-Kurio, S; Bidwell, NJ; Blake, E (2010-11)
    In this paper the authors present a methodological perspective on the challenge of designing products suited to rural practices and conceptualizations in Southern Africa. To create a framework compatible with rural customs ...