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Within Bounds and Between Domains: Reflecting on Making Tea within the Context of Design Elicitation Methods

Within Bounds and Between Domains: Reflecting on Making Tea within the Context of Design Elicitation Methods
Within Bounds and Between Domains: Reflecting on Making Tea within the Context of Design Elicitation Methods
Making Tea is a design elitation method developed specifically to deal with situations in which (1) the designers do not share domain or artefact knowledge with design-domain experts, (2) the processes in the space are semi-structured and (3) the processes to be modeled can last for periods exceeding the availability of most ethnographers. We propose a set of criteria in order to understand why Making Tea worked. Through this criteria we also reflect upon the relation of Making Tea to other design elicitation methods in order to pro-pose a kind of method framework from which other designers may be assisted in choosing elicitation methods and in developing new methods.
Elicitation methods, analogy, boundary representations, disruption
schraefel, m.c.
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Dix, Alan
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schraefel, m.c.
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Dix, Alan
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schraefel, m.c. and Dix, Alan (2007) Within Bounds and Between Domains: Reflecting on Making Tea within the Context of Design Elicitation Methods International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, forthc

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Making Tea is a design elitation method developed specifically to deal with situations in which (1) the designers do not share domain or artefact knowledge with design-domain experts, (2) the processes in the space are semi-structured and (3) the processes to be modeled can last for periods exceeding the availability of most ethnographers. We propose a set of criteria in order to understand why Making Tea worked. Through this criteria we also reflect upon the relation of Making Tea to other design elicitation methods in order to pro-pose a kind of method framework from which other designers may be assisted in choosing elicitation methods and in developing new methods.

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Published date: 2007
Additional Information: Event Dates: 6-10 Sept
Venue - Dates: Interact 2005, Italy, 2007-09-06 - 2007-09-10
Keywords: Elicitation methods, analogy, boundary representations, disruption
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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Local EPrints ID: 258820
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/258820
PURE UUID: 47acf97f-01a6-469d-9db2-2d9789736598

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Date deposited: 05 Feb 2005
Last modified: 24 Jul 2017 16:41

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Author: m.c. schraefel
Author: Alan Dix

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