A candor in reporting

Yoko Akama, Ann Light

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    This paper challenges the domination of repeatable methods in HCI discourse and, instead, offers a design case study that details ad-hoc, contextually-driven decisions as to how processes can unfold in a community-based project, taking on fire awareness in Australia. The paper draws out details which enable us to understand why and how methods were modified or abandoned to overcome obstacles, and what was made a priority in arriving at greater understanding of communicating risk. This reporting differs from an established research accounting, but offers complexity and richness in human-centered research as we seek to develop our epistemologies of design research practice.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - May 2012
    Event30th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2012 - Austin, Texas, Austin, TX, United States
    Duration: 5 May 201210 May 2012


    Conference30th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2012
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityAustin, TX
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