Research

Announcing a 2019 ACM DIS Workshop: Exploring Noticing as Method in Design Research

2019 ACM DIS Workshop: Exploring Noticing as Method in Design Research We are excited to announce a 1-day methodology-focused workshop to be held at the annual ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS)...


Dr. Shaowen Bardzell gave a talk about Making and Utopias as part of Indiana University's School of Education CRLT & Jacobs Chair Speaker Series.

Shaowen Bardzell (2018). Making’s utopian promises. CRLT & Jacobs Chair Speaker Series. Indiana University School of Education. (March 5, 2018). …


CRIT's paper based on fieldwork on maker cultures in Taiwan was awarded an Honorable Mention Award (top %5) at CHI 2017.

Supporting Cultures of Making: Technology, Policy, Visions, and Myths Abstract: “Recent HCI research has linked social policy to design, e.g., in issues such as public safety, privacy, and...


What is Interaction Criticism?

One of CRIT’s contributions to supporting humanistic approaches in HCI is Jeffrey Bardzell’s development of interaction criticism. It is a critical methodology aimed to support the reading...


How the humanities can be applied to support HCI, design, and IT research

Abstract: “Although it has influenced the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) since its origins, humanistic HCI has come into its own since the early 2000s. In that time, it has made...