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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, N; Chivuno-Kuria, S; Kapuire, GK (2010-10)
    Eliciting and analyzing requirements within knowledge systems, which fundamentally differ so far from technology supported systems represent particular challenges. African rural communities’ life is deeply rooted in an ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Winschiers-Theophilus, H; Kapuire, GK; Rehm, M (Elsevier, 2011-09)
    Designing interactions with technologies that are compatible with rural wisdom and skills can help to digitally enfranchise rural people and, thus, contribute to community cohesion in the face of Africa’s urbanization. ...
  • 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 ...