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Title:

Addressing the Digital Divide through User-Centered Design

Author:

Dray, S.M. & D.A. Siegel

Abstract:

The Digital Divide confronts the world with a major social and economic development challenge. This paper addresses the role of user-centered design in ensuring the success of technology initiatives aimed at addressing the Digital Divide. It surveys some of the challenges facing HCI in the developing world and gives examples of some projects that reflect a user-centered design philosophy.

Original publication:

Evers, V., Roese, K., Honold, P., Coronado, J. & D. Day. Designing for Global Markets 5, 177-187. 5th International Workshop on Internationalization of Products and Systems. Berlin, Germany. July 17-19, 2003.

Copyright:

© 2003 Product & Systems Internationalisation, Inc. ISBN: 0-9722184-1-6

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