Kristina Höök, Jeffrey Bardzell, Simon Bowen, Peter Dalsgaard, Stuart Reeves, Annika Waern
Interaction design (IxD) research cuts through many domains of HCI (work, leisure, games, health applications, ubiquitous computing) yet remains distinctive. There are convincing arguments that Research through Design (RtD) is a valid research method in our field. Important to these arguments is how RtD allows IxD researchers to actually do design as an empirical method to gain knowledge, rather than aligning with the user study tradition. But the early articulations of RtD did not specify how to articulate, validate, and constitute the knowledge gained through design research. At a recent workshop at CHI , we asked ourselves what forms…
You must be a member of SIGCHI, a subscriber to ACM's Digital Library, or an interactions subscriber to read the full text of this article.
GET ACCESSJoin ACM SIGCHI
In addition to all of the professional benefits of being a SIGCHI member, members get full access to interactions online content and receive the print version of the magazine bimonthly.
Subscribe to the ACM Digital Library
Get access to all interactions content online and the entire archive of ACM publications dating back to 1954. (Please check with your institution to see if it already has a subscription.)
Subscribe to interactions
Get full access to interactions online content and receive the print version of the magazine bimonthly.