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Development consortium: HCI across borders
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2016)
Though every country and context is unique, and much of HCI research aims to design for situatedness, there are lessons to be learned across borders, across contexts. Questions we ask include: What are common themes ...
Gender and participation: critical reflection on Zenzeleni Networks in Mankosi, South Africa
This paper unveils the complexity of gender dynamics by reflecting on lessons learned in Zenzeleni Networks and provides a different perspective to notions of “participation” by asking “who participates and how?” The paper ...
An in-depth study of the ICT ecosystem in a South African rural community: unveiling expenditure and communication patterns
There is no doubt of the contributions made by mobile phones and mobile network operators in increasing access to communications in rural areas of developing countries. Yet how affordable is this ubiquitous access in such ...
Exploration of Deaf people’s health information sources and techniques for information delivery in Cape Town: A qualitative study for the design and development of a mobile health application
(JMIR Publications, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Many cultural and linguistic Deaf people in South Africa face disparity when accessing health information because of social and language barriers. The number of certified South African Sign Language interpreters ...
Moving ICTD research beyond bungee jumping: practical case studies and recommendations
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2016)
The global spread of Internet and mobile communications has been accompanied by a growing interest in how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can contribute to social and economic development. There are a ...
Granny gets smarter but junior hardly notices
(College of Communication and Information, 2016)
To ensure that university computing students are sensitized to the needs of diverse user groups, a course project was designed to allow students to get a realistic understanding of the needs and abilities of the older ...