We have investigated the possibilities of using theatre, including professional actors, scriptwriters and artistic directors, within requirements gathering, and usability testing, and for communicating the results of such work to the design community, or individual designers. The research on which we will report focuses on older people, but we believe that a consideration of the issues involved in designing for this group highlights many of the challenges found in CHI research more generally, and the techniques can apply to usability testing, and to communicating the findings of such research and testing to designers.
|Title of host publication||Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems|
|Subtitle of host publication||CHI EA 2006; Montreal, QC; Canada; 22 April 2006 through 27 April 2006|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Publisher||Association for Computing Machinery|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2006|
Newell, A. F., Morgan, M. E., Gregor, P., & Carmichael, A. (2006). Theatre as an intermediary between users and CHI designers. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems : CHI EA 2006; Montreal, QC; Canada; 22 April 2006 through 27 April 2006 (pp. 111-116). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/1125451.1125479