Supporting the Appropriation of ICT: End-User Development in Civil Societies

Volkmar Pipek, Mary Beth Rosson, Gunnar Stevens, Volker Wulf


The more open-ended and less organized contexts of home and social organizations present considerable challenges for the design and application of information and communication technology (ICT). An approach that actively supports user communities in their appropriation activities can help alleviate the lack of professional support in home and volunteering settings of use.

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The Journal of Community Informatics. ISSN: 1712-4441