Participatory rhythms: balancing participatory tempi and investments in design with vulnerable users

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Abstract

Examinations of the participation in design processes are important to continuously advance the field of participatory design. This paper presents an analysis of how 22 young adults diagnosed with depression and anxiety participated in a design process focused on technology for health promotion. The findings identify concepts related to rhythm, tempi and investments in participation as central for designers who aim to cooperate with vulnerable users and embrace diversity in future health IT 1

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPDC '18 Proceedings of the 15th Participatory Design Conference : Short Papers, Situated Actions, Workshops and Tutorial
Volume2
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publication date2018
Article number10
ISBN (Print)78-1-4503-5574-2
ISBN (Electronic)9781450355742, 9781450364645
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
SeriesProceedings of Participatory Design Conference
ISSN2150-5896

Keywords

  • Diversity
  • Health IT
  • Participation
  • Vulnerable users

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