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Methods and Tools for Ethical Usability

  • Iordanis Kavathatzopoulos
  • Agata Kostrzewa
  • Mikael Laaksoharju
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5727)

Abstract

The objectives of the tutorial are to provide knowledge of basic ethical, psychological and organizational theories that are relevant to consider ethical aspects during design and use of IT systems; knowledge and skills about handling and solving ethical problems in connection with design and use of IT-systems; and skills in using questionnaires, surveys, interviews and the like in connection with software development and IT-use. It contains lectures, workshop and exercises; use of special tools to identify and consider IT ethical issues during planning, construction, installation and use of IT systems; and group exercises where the participants train their ethical skills on IT ethical conflicts and problems. Intended participants are system developers, purchasers, usability experts, academics, HCI teachers.

Keywords

Ethics Usability Tools Methods Skills 

Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Iordanis Kavathatzopoulos
    • 1
  • Agata Kostrzewa
    • 2
  • Mikael Laaksoharju
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Technology – Human-Computer InteractionUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Department of Business StudiesUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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