Technology in Action

Technology in Action

by Christian Heath, Paul Luff
     
 

This book examines the way complex systems affect interaction at work through video-based field studies.See more details below

Overview

This book examines the way complex systems affect interaction at work through video-based field studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521560337
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Series:
Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives Series
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Technology and social action: computers and situated conduct; 2. Documents and professional practice: 'bad' organisational reasons for 'good' clinical records; 3. Animating texts: the collaborative production of news stories; 4. Team work: collaboration and control in London Underground line control rooms; 5. The collaborative production of computer commands; 6. 'Interaction' with computers in architecture.

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