Anicia Peters, Hafeni Mthoko, Shaimaa Lazem, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Maletsabisa Molapo
One of the goals of the Africa Human Computer Interaction (HCI) conference (AfriCHI) series is to build capacity in HCI teaching, research, and industry across the African continent. This is a daunting task, however, as a workshop and panel discussion on HCI education at the inaugural AfriCHI revealed . University faculty indicated that they have not undergone formal training in HCI, and, with a lack of resources that are also context specific, they are ill equipped to deal with the task at hand. Furthermore, although African governments are pondering how best to address the imminent new capacity requirements brought…
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