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  Technical Report: Layered Participatory Analysis: New Developments in the CARD Technique

Layered Participatory Analysis: New Developments in the CARD Technique

Technical Report #:00-11
Author(s): Michael J. Muller
Category(s):CARD, Panda, Participatory design, Participatory analysis, Work analysis
Full Citation:SIGCHI '01, March 31 - April 4, 2001, Seattle, WA

Abstract

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CARD (Collaborative Analysis of Requirements and Design) is an influential technique for participatory design and participatory
analysis that is in use on three continents. This paper reviews three case studies that document the development of a layered CARD approach, which distinguishes among the following: (1) observable, formal components, (2) skill and craft, and (3) interpretative descriptions. The layered approach simplifies the CARD materials, and moves the deliberately informal technique toward a more principled analysis.


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