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Browsing by Author "Marsden, G"

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  • Gitau, S; Diga, K; Bidwell, NJ; Marsden, G (2010)
    Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), especially those based at the community level, have been identified as pivotal tools in the field of social economic development. They are known to have structured frameworks through ...
  • Reitmaier, T; Bidwell, NJ; Siya, JS; Marsden, G; Tucker, WD (IIMC (International Information Management Corporation), 2012-05)
    We describe designing an asynchronous, oral repository and sharing system that we intend to suit the needs and practices of rural residents in South Africa. We aim to enable users without access to personal computers to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reitmaier, T; Bidwell, NJ; Marsden, G (2010-09)
    We describe and reflect on a method we used to evaluate usability and give insights on situated use of a mobile digital storytelling prototype. We report on rich data we gained by implementing this method and argue that ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Lalmas, M; Marsden, G; Dlutu, B; Ntlangano, S; Manjingolo, A; Tucker, WD; Jones, M; Robinson, S; Vartiainen, E (2011-07)
    Designers and developers are naïve about the ways impoverished people in rural Africa innovate new uses of mobile technology to circumvent access difficulties. Here, we report on the local appropriation of an USSD ‘Callback’ ...
  • Samuel, OO; Marsden, G (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-03)
    Contextual Inquiry (CI) is a method developed by Beyer and Holtzblatt for grounding design in the context of work being performed by user(s). This paper is about identifying ways of improving the usability of Java Integrated ...
  • Bidwell, NJ; Siya, M; Marsden, G; Tucker, WD; Tshemese, M; Gaven, N; Ntlangano, S; Robinson, S; Eglington, KA (ACM Digital Library, 2013-09)
    The authors consider practices that sustain social and physical environments beyond those dominating sustainable HCI discourse. They describe links between walking, sociality, and using resources in a case study of ...