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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1007/s11213-004-5789-7|
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This paper investigates why and how systems approaches can help in evaluating the design of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) as social learning platforms. It focuses on the prototypes created by the research project Virtualis , whose objective is to promote social learning on environmental concepts and practices amongst a variety of stakeholders.
The paper presents the principles of systems thinking and practice that did help in formulating such evaluation processes. It illustrates both how a peer systemic evaluation process within the research team and a participatory evaluation process (involving potential future users of the ICTs) were carried out.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2004 Plenum Publishing Corporation|
|Extra Information:||The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com|
|Keywords:||peer evaluation; participatory technology assessment; systems thinking; ICTs|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
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|Date Deposited:||10 May 2006|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2016 04:19|
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