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Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Huatong Sun

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

A demanding challenge in cross-cultural design is how to make a usable technology meaningful to local users. This book examines the disconnect of action and meaning in cross-cultural design and ... More


Integrating Action and Meaning into Cross-Cultural Design

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

A holistic vision of user experience is essential for integrating action and meaning in cross-cultural design. This chapter answers the questions How and What in developing a holistic view of user ... More


Culture and gender in a cathedral music context: an activity theory exploration

Graham F. Welch

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter uses cultural-historical activity theory as a lens to explore the antecedents to the successful introduction of female choristers into English cathedrals in the late 20th century in ... More


Where Culture Meets Neuroimaging: The Intersection of Luria's Method with Modern Neuroimaging and Cognitive Neuroscience Research

Xavier E. Cagigas and Robert M. Bilder

in Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter utilizes A.R. Luria’s method of neuropsychological investigation to shed light upon recent advances in neuroimaging and emerging paradigms in the cognitive neurosciences such as ... More


Children at Risk

David Finkelhor

in Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses the various factors that put children at risk for victimization including geography, family factors, emotional problems, risk-taking, and prior victimization. It provides a ... More


Collaborating across Boundaries: Managing the Complexities of e-Learning Courseware Production in a Joint International Project

Gary Motteram, Gillian Forrester, Sue Goldrick, and Angela McLachlan

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the management of the complexities of e-learning courseware in the context of the Developing e-Learning for Teachers (DEfT) project, a two-year collaboration between the School ... More


Pencils, Legos, and Guns: A Study of Artifacts Used in Architecture

Carole Groleau and Christiane Demers

in Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664054
eISBN:
9780191745423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664054.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Drawing on activity theory, this chapter conducts a comparative analysis involving the use of artifacts in concept development, among architects, based on data presented by Elke Krasny (2008). ... More


Institutional change and learning: The case of Finnish basic education

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

The chapter introduces an approach of studying institutional change and development based on cultural-historical activity theory. It is used to analyze the emergence and development of the Finnish ... More


The Dynamic Structure of All-Edge Adhocracies: Activities

Clay Spinuzzi

in All Edge: Inside the New Workplace Networks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226236964
eISBN:
9780226237015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237015.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In Chapter 5, we saw that coworking sites developed to support the new needs of all-edge adhocracies. But how are these coworking sites structured, how do they interact, and how do they develop? What ... More


All Edge: Inside the New Workplace Networks

Clay Spinuzzi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226236964
eISBN:
9780226237015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237015.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The way we work is changing. New information and communication technologies (ICTs) have enabled new forms of work organization—necessitating new ways to communicate, coordinate, and collaborate on ... More


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