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Is Activity Theory an adequate account of the use of multiple artefacts in cooperative working?

Conference Proceeding
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Horton, J. (1998)
Is Activity Theory an adequate account of the use of multiple artefacts in cooperative working?. In P. Wright, & R. Fields (Eds.), The Proceeding of the Second International Workshop on Understanding Work and Designing Artefacts

Listening, corporeality and presence.

Presentation / Conference
Turner, P., Turner, S., & McGregor, I. (2007, October)
Listening, corporeality and presence. Paper presented at PRESENCE 2007: The 10th Annual International Workshop on Presence, Barcelona, Spain
The use of sound to create or enhance the sense of presence is well recognized and the measurements of which have focused on hearing, e.g. “were you able to identify a particu...

Representations in Human-Computer Systems development.

Journal Article
Benyon, D. (2002)
Representations in Human-Computer Systems development. Cognition, Technology and Work. 4, 180 - 196. doi:10.1007/s101110200017. ISSN 1435-5558
When system developers design a computer system (or other information artefact), they must inevitably make judgements as to how to abstract the domain and how to represent thi...

Mental models, magical thinking and individual differences.

Journal Article
Turner, P. & Sobolewska, E. (2009)
Mental models, magical thinking and individual differences. Human technology an interdisciplinary journal on humans in ICT environments. 5, 90-113. ISSN 1795-6889
Broadly, there are two mutually exclusive accounts of how people (non-specialist users) reason about and conceptualize interactive technology. The first is based on classical ...