The SAGE Handbook of Digital Technology Research

The SAGE Handbook of Digital Technology Research

By: Barry Brown (editor), Carey Jewitt (editor), Sara Price (editor)Hardback

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Research on and with digital technologies is everywhere today. This timely, authoritative Handbook explores the issues of rapid technological development, social change, and the ubiquity of computing technologies which have become an integrated part of people's everyday lives. This is a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for the twenty-first century. It addresses the key aspects of research within the digital technology field and provides a clear framework for readers wanting to navigate the changeable currents of digital innovation. Main themes include: - Introduction to the field of contemporary digital technology research - New digital technologies: key characteristics and considerations - Research perspectives for digital technologies: theory and analysis - Environments and tools for digital research - Research challenges Aimed at a social science audience, it will be of particular value for postgraduate students, researchers and academics interested in research on digital technology, or using digital technology to undertake research.

About Author

My research interests centre around three areas of specialization: 1) Research theory and methodologies: Visual and Multimodal research and and Video-based research 2) Technology mediated teaching and learning: notably its affect on classroom practices, and subject knowledge 3) Multimodal school based research: with a focus on urban schooling, identities, policy and curriculum Recent research project areas include: the development of multimodal methods for researching digital data and environments, the effects of government technology initiatives on learning in the secondary school and the home, and the changing practices of teaching and learning in the classroom.

Contents

Notes on the Editors and Contributors INTRODUCTION - Sara Price, Carey Jewitt and Barry Brown PART ONE: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FIELD OF CONTEMPORARY DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH The Historical Context - Paul Ceruzzi: National Air and Space Museum The Field of Digital Technology Research - Charles Crook, University of Nottingham, UK PART TWO: NEW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES: KEY CHARACTERISTICS AND CONSIDERATIONS Context, Location and Mobility: A Human Story - Matt Jones: Swansea University Online Information: Access, Search and Exchange - Gary Hsieh & Nicolas Friederici: MSU, Michigan, USA Social Media, Human Connectivity and Psychological Well-Being - Sonja Baumer: University of California, San Diego, USA Engaging Practices: Doing Personalised Media - Heather Horst & Larissa Hjorth: Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia: University of California, Irvine Ethics, Phenomenology, and Ontology - Anna Kouppanou & Paul Standish: Institute of Education, London, UK PART THREE: RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES FOR DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES: THEORY AND ANALYSIS Critical Theory of Technology - Sara Grimes & Andrew Feenberg : Simon Fraser University, Canada Critical and Cultural Approaches to HCI - Jeffrey Bardzell, Indiana University, USA Theories of Embodiment in HCI - Paul Marshall & Eva Hornecker: University College London/ University of Strathclyde UK Space and Place in Digital Technology Research: A Theoretical Overview - Luigina Ciolfi: University of Limerick, Ireland Affect and Experiential Approaches - Kristina Hoeoek: Mobile Life @ KTH, Sweden Ethnographic Approaches to Digital Research - Barry Brown: Mobile Life, Stockholm, Sweden The Mediational Perspective on Digital Technology: Understanding the Interplay between Technology, Mind and Action - Victor Kaptelinin: University of Bergen, Norway, and Umea University, Sweden Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis: Empirical Approaches to the Study of Digital Technology in Action - Robert J. Moore: Yahoo Labs, USA Behavioural Trace Data for Analysing Online Communities - Cliff Lampe: Michigan State University, USA Multimodal Methods for Researching Digital Technologies - Carey Jewitt: London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education, UK Projection, Place and Point-of-View in Research through Design - Steven Dow: Carnegie Mellon University, Wendy Ju: INRIA, France, and Wendy Mackay: Stanford University, USA Design Research: Observing Critical Design - Laurel Swan & Kirsten Boehner: Royal College of Art, UK/ Goldsmiths PART FOUR: ENVIRONMENTS AND TOOLS FOR DIGITAL RESEARCH Tangibles: Technologies and Interaction for Learning - Sara Price: London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education, UK Material Computing: Integrating Technology into the Material World - Leah Beuchley: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA Haptic Interfaces - Eve Hoggan: UNiversity of Helsinki, Finland Contrasting Lab-Based and in the Wild Studies for Evaluating Multi-User Technologies - Yvonne Rogers, Nicola Yuill & Paul Marshall: UCL; University of Sussex; UCL, UK Ubiquitous Virtual Reality Environments - Yoosoo Oh: Daegu Univerity, S.Korea & Woontack Woo: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, S.Korea Location-Based Environments and Technologies - Ty Hollett & Kevin Leander: Vanderbilt University, USA Mobile Learning in the Majority World: A Critique of the GSMA's Position - Niall Winters: London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education, UK Online and Internet Based Technologies: Gaming - Catherine Beavis: Griffith University, Australia Online and Internet Based Technologies: Social Networking - Kirsty Young: Sydney University of Technology, Australia Learner Modelled Environments - Kaska Porayska Pomsta & Sara Bernardini: Institute of Education, UK The Interplay between Research and Industry: HCI and Grounded Innovation - Lars Erik Holmquist: Principle Scientist, Yahoo Labs Afterword: Looking to the Future - Sara Price, Carey Jewitt and Barry Brown Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446200476
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781446200476
  • weight: 1090
  • ISBN10: 1446200477

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