Manfred Tscheligi, Regina Bernhaupt
Understanding, applying, and developing the field of human-computer interaction has specific relevance for the development of our society. Societal applications of any kind (like electronic governments or applications to support special needs) had, have, and will have an interface to users. Placing HCI education right at the center of a curriculum in information technologies and society (here the "and" has to be emphasized in particular) is a way to build it in. The goal is to go further than the usual orientation of HCI as a multidisciplinary discipline. The context is within societal research, information theory, and transdisciplinarity. Thus…
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