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Human-Computer Interaction Education and Diversity

  • Tom Gross
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8510)

Abstract

Human-Computer Interaction has evolved into an established field of teaching and research. Its multidisciplinary and cross-continental roots combined with its broad scope and multiplicity of paradigms, methods, tools, and application areas have led to a huge diversity. In the community there are currently debates about the pros and cons of this diversity and some voices claim for unifying theory and practice and standardising teaching curricula. In this paper I discuss HCI education, and analyse the past, present, and future of HCI in order to derive implications for HCI education.

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Human-Computer Interaction Diversity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom Gross
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  1. 1.Human-Computer Interaction GroupUniversity of BambergGermany

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