Volker Wulf, a professor of Information Systems and New Media at the University of Siegen, will be visiting the iSchool early next week. He will be giving two talks, one at the iSchool on Monday afternoon (3:30 – 4:30 pm) on grounded design and one at Change on Tuesday mid-day (12:00 – 12:50 pm) on his work in the Arab world. See below for details. Volker will be available for individual meetings on *Monday (Dec. 5) from 11:00 – 3:00* and *Tuesday (Dec 6) from 1:30 – 5:00*. If you would like to meet with Volker, please reply to me with a few times when you're available. We'll do our best to accommodate everyone. All best, Nick ============================ *Grounded Design: A Practice-based Approach to the Design and Use of IT Artefacts* December 5th, 2016 3:30 – 4:30 pm Odegaard 220 Presentation will be streamed for those unable to attend in person: https://uw-ischool.zoom.us/j/640495440 *On the Ground in the Arab World: Understanding Social Media Use in Events of Political Unrest* December 6th, 2016 12:00 - 12:50 pm The Allen Center CSE 203 *Biography* Volker Wulf is a professor of Information Systems and New Media at the University of Siegen, Germany. He is also the Managing Director of the School of Media and Information (iSchool) at the University of Siegen. His research interests lie primarily in the area of IT design in real-world contexts. This includes the development of innovative applications in the domains of cooperation systems, social media, knowledge management, and community support. One special focus lies on flexible software architecture which can be adapted by end-users. Further research looks at methods of user-oriented software development and introduction and appropriation processes. Most of Volker Wulf’s more than 250 publications have been internationally peer-reviewed. These include also his books “Expertise Sharing: Beyond Knowledge Management“ and “Social Capital and Information Technology“, (both with MIT Press, Cambridge MA) and “End User Development“(Springer, Dordrecht).
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