LifeGuide: A platform for performing web-based behavioural interventions

Hare, Jonathan, Osmond, Adrian, Yang , Yang, Wills, Gary, Weal, Mark, De Roure, David, Joseph, Judith and Yardley, Lucy (2009) LifeGuide: A platform for performing web-based behavioural interventions. At WebSci'09: Society On-Line, Athens, Greece, 18 - 20 Mar 2009.


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Behavioural interventions are a technique used by social scientists and health professionals to mediate the behaviour of a subject. Traditionally, interventions take the form of tailored advice given in a face-to-face setting. Internet-based behavioural interventions harness the power of the web to deliver tailored advice to participants at the time that most suits them. The LifeGuide project is a multidisciplinary collaboration with the aim of developing and proving a set of software tools for the development and deployment of internet-based behavioural interventions. The tools developed in LifeGuide cover the complete lifecycle of an intervention, from initial authoring to trialling and refinement to final deployment. Looking ahead, in the longer term we intend to investigate how the LifeGuide toolset can be applied to other domains.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Additional Information: Event Dates: 18-20 March 2009
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Keywords: Internet-based behavioural interventions, intervention, tools
Divisions : Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Electronic & Software Systems
ePrint ID: 267201
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
20 March 2009Published
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2009 15:16
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 14:14
Development and evaluation of a Behavioural Intervention Grid (BI-Grid)
Funded by: ESRC National Centre for Research Methods (RES-149-25-1069)
Led by: Lucy Yardley
1 May 2008 to 30 September 2011
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