Deriving requirements for an online community interaction scheme

Greathead, David, Coventry, Lynne, Arief, Budi and van Moorsel, Aad (2012) Deriving requirements for an online community interaction scheme. In: Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference extended abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts - CHI EA '12. ACM, New York, pp. 1541-1546. ISBN 978-1-4503-1016-1

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2212776.2223669

Abstract

Social media and online communication encourage social interaction but do little to strengthen community relations between people who live in the same area. The aim of this work is to develop a set of requirements, in this initial case from a group of older adults, for an online system aimed at increasing local face-to-face communication and enhancing community interaction. Eleven older adults took part in two discussion groups to develop this list of requirements. The results of these discussions are presented and come under six broad categories, these being: Security/Information, Social, Physical, Interface, Crime and Management. We also suggest additional requirements we think would benefit the system and future directions.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: Ellen Cole
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2013 15:31
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:35
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/12349

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