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Autonomy in technology design

Calvo, RA; Peters, D; Johnson, D; Rogers, Y; (2014) Autonomy in technology design. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings pp. 37-40. 10.1145/2559206.2560468.

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Issues of autonomy impact motivation, the user experience and even psychological wellbeing, yet many questions surrounding design for autonomy remain unanswered. This workshop will explore theory, issues and design strategies related to autonomy drawing on theoretical frameworks available in psychology and looking at autonomy from multiple levels. These include user autonomy within the context of software environments, technologies that increase autonomy in daily life, and how technologies might foster autonomy as a component of psychological development.

Type: Article
Title: Autonomy in technology design
DOI: 10.1145/2559206.2560468
Keywords: Behavior change, Design methods, Design research, Gamification, Persuasion, Self-efficacy
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1434143
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