ICT for creative engagement : participatory design and ethnographic action research
Watkins, Jerry J. & Tacchi, Jo A. (2008) ICT for creative engagement : participatory design and ethnographic action research. In HCI for Community and International Development Workshop, 5-6 April 2008, Florence, Italy.
This paper describes two current applied research projects which investigate the design and implementation of ICT-based participatory content creation programs by community multimedia centres and similar organisations in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. These projects are informed by both Participatory Design and Ethnographic Action Research methodologies. The application of these methodologies has resulted in an innovative creative relationship in which embedded local researchers use their ethnographic data to inform participatory content creation projects by community media organisations. It is hoped that this relationship may provide a sustainable creative engagement system incorporating underserved communities and ICT infrastructure initiatives.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||participatory content creation, ICT, community, Ethnographic Action|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > International and Development Communication (200103)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 [please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||23 Feb 2009 09:42|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 23:23|
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