Acting with Technology: Activity Theory and Interaction Design

Acting with Technology: Activity Theory and Interaction Design

Victor Kaptelinin, Bonnie A. Nardi


task concept holds that the human brain is the made of our interplay with humans and artifacts within the context of daily job. Acting with Technology makes the case for task idea as a foundation for realizing our courting with know-how. Victor Kaptelinin and Bonnie Nardi describe task theory's rules, background, courting to different theoretical techniques, and alertness to the research and layout of applied sciences. The publication offers the 1st systematic entry-level creation to the main ideas of job thought. It describes the collecting physique of labor in interplay layout trained by means of job idea, drawing on paintings from a world neighborhood of students and architects. Kaptelinin and Nardi research the idea of the item of job, describe its use in an empirical examine, and speak about key debates within the improvement of task conception. ultimately, they define present and destiny concerns in task concept, delivering a comparative research of the idea and its major theoretical rivals inside of interplay layout: disbursed cognition, actor-network conception, and phenomenologically encouraged approaches.

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