Participatory design in community informatics

John M. Carroll, Mary Beth Rosson

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Participatory design - the direct involvement of end-users and other stakeholders in design - has become a standard design paradigm in informatics, that is, in developing information systems, applications, infrastructures, and associated work practices. Community informatics, which addresses the impacts and utilisation of information technology to facilitate community life, is a challenging, but important domain for further developing participatory design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-261
Number of pages19
JournalDesign Studies
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Architecture
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence


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