Using HCI Guidelines to Foster Technological Advancement in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Jamie Thomas and Catherine Stringfellow.

Published by The Technology Collection

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This paper reviews and modifies existing HCI guidelines to make them compatible with the needs and culture of the average user in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, new guidelines are proposed.

Keywords: Human Computer Interaction, Technology in Developing Countries

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.63-70. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.027MB).

Jamie Thomas

Jamie Thomas obtained her BS in Computer Science from Midwestern State University. She is currently working on the MS in Computer Science. She is a student member of ACM.

Dr. Catherine Stringfellow

Dr. Catherine Stringfellow obtained the MS in Computer Information Sciences from The Ohio State University and the PhD in Computer Science from Colorado State University. She is currently an associate professor of computer science at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. Her research interests include software engineering, specifically testing, maintenance and process metrics. She is a member of IEEE Computer Society and ACM.

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