Articles by Ann Austin

photo of author ann austinA senior lecturer and university teaching fellow at the University of West London, Austin has a particular interest in HCI, pedagogy, and individual differences. Ann now focuses on accessibility issues, helping older people and disabled people use technology to achieve their goals.

“The Era of Ferment:” How Practitioners and Educators Frame HCI

Abstract This study examined various roles in HCI and incongruences between practitioners’ and educators’ perceptions and experiences. The incongruences are articulated through the conceptual lens of Technological Frames (TF), which are evidenced by shared understanding of theory, practice, and a common approach to practice. We conducted 21 interviews with HCI practitioners, educators, and people who […] [Read More]