Correction: the "where" in the talk description should be HUB 214, not CSE 203.
On Sep 28, 2017 7:49 PM, "Esther Jang" <infra...@cs.washington.edu> wrote: > Greetings! > > Please join us for the Change Seminar starting next week on *Tuesday > 10/3/2017 in HUB 214 at 12-1 pm*. Change is an association of researchers > broadly interested in technology as applied to global development, poverty > alleviation, and social justice. > > This semester we will begin an exciting cross-campus collaboration > involving faculty and students from TASCHA (Technology and Social Change) > at the iSchool, Global WACh and I-TECH (International Training and > Education Center for Health) at the Department of Global Health, the UW > School of Nursing, and ICTD (Information and Communication Technologies for > Development) at CSE. We hope that the presence of students and faculty from > each of these groups will foster increased collaboration, fruitful > discussion, and awareness of related projects and shared interests between > groups. Other student and faculty volunteers are welcome to join our > organizing team; if interested, please reply to this email. > > *Time: Tuesdays at 12-1 pm* > *Location:* The seminar will be held in *HUB 214* unless otherwise > announced. On 10/24 and 11/28 it will be held in the large conference room > in the Harris Hydraulics building. > > -------------------------------------- > > This week, Naveena Karusala and Neha Kumar will be presenting their CSCW > 2018 paper titled *Care as a Resource for Underserved Learning > Environments*. > > *Who: *Naveena Karusala (UW) & Neha Kumar (Georgia Tech) > *What:* Care as a Resource for Underserved Learning Environments > *When:* Tuesday Oct 3 > *Where:* 12pm in HUB 214 > > *Abstract: *We present results from an ethnographic inquiry of > technology-based learning at an after-school learning center in Mumbai > (India) that caters to students from neighboring slum communities. We > conducted participant observation for 120 hours and 58 semi-structured > interviews with different stakeholders (including teachers, staff, parents, > and students) at the center over nine weeks from December 2015 to July > 2016. Taking an assets-based approach in an underserved context, we uncover > the role of care as a resource and present the rich and varied caring > behaviors enacted in this sociotechnical system.We then discuss how care > effects a greater sense of ownership, interdependency, and community. > Examining the role of aligning values in motivating caring behavior, we > conclude with recommendations for supporting, leveraging, and extending > care via technology design in an underserved, technology-enhanced learning > environment. > > *Bios: *This paper will be presented jointly by Naveena Karusala > <https://nkarusala.wixsite.com/home/about> and Neha Kumar > <http://www.nehakumar.org/>. Naveena is a first-year Computer Science PhD > student at UW. She worked on this paper during her undergrad at Georgia > Tech, where she was advised by Neha -- assistant professor doing research > at the intersection of human-centered computing and global development > (read HCI4D). The paper they will present is joint work with Aditya > Vishwanath <http://adityavishwanath.me/> (joint lead author), Arkadeep > Kumar, and Aman Mangal, all incredible Georgia Tech students. >
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