Project Related Publications


2015:

  • Kapuire Gereon K., G., Cabrero, Daniel., Stanley, C., Winschiers-Theophilus, H. Framing Technology Design in Ubuntu: Two Locales in Pastoral Namibia, in: Proc. of the OzCHI'15. To be presented at the OzCHI'15, Melbourne, Australia - IN PRESS
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Zaman, T., Yeo, A.W., 2015. Reducing "white elephant" ICT4D projects: A Community-Researcher Engagement, in: Proc. of the C&T'15. Presented at the C&T'15, Limerick, Ireland.
  • G. Cabrero, D., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Kapuire, G.K., Stanley, C., Rodil, K., Abdelnour-Nocera, J., 2015a. Reflecting User-Created Persona in Indigenous Namibia: what NOT to do when working in Foreign Land, in: Proc. of the C&T'15. Presented at the C&T'15, ACM Press, Limerick, Ireland.
  • G. Cabrero, D., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Mendonca, H., 2015b. User-Created Personas: A Micro-Cultural Magnifier revealing Smart Workplaces in thriving Katutura, in: Proc. of the HWID'15. Presented at the HWID'15, Springer, London, UK.
  • Zaman, T., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Yeo, A.W., Ting, L.C., Jengan, G., 2015. Reviving an indigenous rainforest sign language: Digital Oroo' Adventure Game.
  • Zaman, T., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2015. Penan's Oroo' Short Message Signs (PO-SMS): Co-design of a Digital Jungle Sign Language Application, in: Proc. of the INTERACT'15. Presented at the INTERACT'15, ACM Press, Bamberg, Germany. 

2014:

  • Kapuire, G.K., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Blake, E., 2014a. An insider perspective on community gains: A subjective account of a Namibian rural communities׳ perception of a long-term participatory design project. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 1–20. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2014.10.004
  • Kapuire, G.K., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Stanley, C., Chivuno-Kuria, S., Rodil, K., Katjivirue, M., Tjitendero, E., 2014b. Community-based co-design in Okomakuara a contribution to "design in the wild," in: Proc. of the PDC'14. Presented at the PDC'14, ACM, Windhoek, Namibia, pp. 207–208. doi:10.1145/2662155.2662204
  • Ongwere, H.L., Chivuno-Kuria, S., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2014. Youth empowering the youth through participatory service design, in: Proc. of the DDR'14. Presented at the DDR'14, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Peters, A.N., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Awori, K., Bidwell, N.J., Blake, E., Kumar, A., Chivuno-Kuria, S., 2014. Collaborating with communities in Africa: a hitchhikers guide, in: Proc. of the CHI'14. Presented at the CHI'14, ACM Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 1969–1974. doi:10.1145/2559206.2581313
  • Peters, A., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Bidwell, N.J., Kumar, A., Orwa, D., Camara, F., Dray, S.M., 2014. SIG: Community Centered Collaborative HCI Design / Research in Developing Countries, in: Proc. of the CHI'14. Presented at the CHI'14, ACM Press, Toronto, Canada, p. 1143–. doi:10.1145/2559206.2559212
  • Rodil, K., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Kapuire, G.K., Stanley, C., Chivuno-Kuria, S., 2014. Participatory exploration of digitalizing cultural content: getting married. are we ready?, in: Proc. of the PDC'14. Presented at the PDC'14, ACM Press, Windhoek, Namibia, pp. 93–97. doi:10.1145/2662155.2662185
  • Theophilus, E., Zorn, B., Winschiers-Goagoses, N., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Onwordi, M., 2014. The e-Baobab: Connecting citizens on various matters, in: Proc. of the PDC'14. Presented at the PDC'14, ACM Press, Windhoek, Namibia. doi:10.1145/2662155.2662216

2013:

  • Chivuno-Kuria, S., 2013. Towards Appropriate User Interface Design Preserving Rural African Communication Practices: Listeners' Roles in Face-to-Face Communication. Polytechnic of Namibia. School of Information Technology. Department of Software Engineering, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Peters, A., van Greunen, D., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Chivuno-Kuria, S., Awori, K., Joshi, A., 2013a. Workshop: Building Community Collaboration, in: Proc. of the INTERACT'13. Presented at the INTERACT'13, ACM Press, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Peters, A., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Mennecke, B., 2013b. Bridging the digital divide through Facebook friendships: a cross-cultural study, in: Proc. of the 2013 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work Companion. Presented at the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work companion, ACM, San Antonio, Texas, USA, pp. 249–254.
  • Rodil, K., Rehm, M., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2013. Homestead Creator : Using card sorting in search for culture-aware categorizations of interface objects, 2013. , in: Proc. of the 4th IFIP TC13. Presented at the 4th IFIP TC13.
  • Rodil, K., Jensen, K.L., Rehm, M., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2013. Identifying and Representing Elements of Local Contexts in Namibia, in: Proc. of the ICHC. Presented at the ICHC, Springer, pp. 332–341. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39265-8_37
  • Winschiers-Goagoses, N., Zorn, B., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2013. Reflecting Connectedness in Participatory Design [WWW Document]. URL https://www.researchgate.net/publication/263725412_Reflecting_Connectedness_in_Participatory_Design (accessed 12.23.14).
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Bidwell, N.J., 2013. Toward an Afro-Centric Indigenous HCI Paradigm. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction. doi:10.1080/10447318.2013.765763

2012:

  • Bidwell, N.J., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2012a. Editorial Special Issue: Indigenous Knowledge Technology Conference 2011: Selected Papers. Journal of Knowledge Management 3.
  • Bidwell, N.J., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2012b. Audio Pacemaker: Walking, Talking Indigenous Knowledge, in: Proc. of the SAITSIC. Presented at the SAITSIC'12, ACM Press, South Africa, pp. 149–158. doi:10.1145/2389836.2389855
  • Jensen, K.L., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Rodil, K., 2012a. Tapping into local lore: toward scalable local mapping and tagging for rural Africa using mobile devices, in: Proc. of the NordicCHI'12. Presented at the NordicCHI'12, ACM Press, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 631–634. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2399016.2399112
  • Jensen, K.L., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Rodil, K., Winschiers-Goagoses, N., Kapuire, G.K., 2012b. Putting it in perspective: designing a 3D visualization to contextualize indigenous knowledge in rural Namibia, in: Proc. of the DIS'12. Presented at the DIS'12, ACM Press, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, pp. 196–199. doi:10.1145/2317956.2317986
  • Rodil, K., Eskildsen, S., Morrison, A., Rehm, M., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2012a. Unlocking good design does not rely on designers alone, in: Proc. of the CHI'12. Presented at the CHI'12, ACM Press, Austin, Texas, USA.
  • Rodil, K., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Jensen, K.L., 2012b. Enhancing cross-cultural participation through creative visual exploration, in: Proc. of the PDC'12. Presented at the PDC'12, ACM, Roskilde, Denmark, pp. 81–90. doi:10.1145/2347635.2347647
  • Rodil, K., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Jensen, K.L., Rehm, M., 2012c. Homestead creator: a tool for indigenous designers, in: Proc. of the NordicCHI'12. Presented at the NordicCHI'12, ACM Press, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 627–630. doi:10.1145/2399016.2399111
  • Winschiers-Goagoses, N., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Rodil, K., Kapuire, G.K., Jensen, K., 2012. Design Democratization with Communities: Drawing Toward Locally Meaningful Design. Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development 4, 32–43. doi:10.4018/jskd.2012100103
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Bidwell, N.J., Blake, E.H., 2012a. Altering participation through interactions and reflections in design. CoDesign 8, 163–182.
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Bidwell, N.J., Blake, E.H., Kapuire, G.K., 2012b. Community consensus: Design beyond participation. Design Issues 28, 89–100.
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Jensen, K., Rodil, K., 2012c. Locally Situated Digital Representation of Indigenous Knowledge: Co-constructing a new Digital Reality in Rural Africa, in: Proc. of the CATAC'12. Presented at the CATAC'12, School of Information Technology Murdoch University, Murdoch University, Australia, pp. 454–468.
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Winschiers-Goagoses, N., Rodil, K., Blake, E., Zaman, T., Kapuire, G.K., 2013a. Moving away from Erindi-roukambe: Transferability of a rural community-based co-design, in: Proc. of the 12th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, pp. 363–374.
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Zaman, T., Jensen, K.L., Rodil, K., Wee Yeo, A., 2013b. Mobile Technologies for Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge in Rural Communities, in: Proc. of the CITA'13. Presented at the CITA'13, IEEE, Kota Samarahan. doi:10.1109/CITA.2013.6637561

2011:

  • Bidwell, N.J., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Kapuire, G.K., Chivuno-Kuria, S., 2011a. Situated interactions between audiovisual media and African herbal lore. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 15, 609–627. doi:10.1007/s00779-010-0337-1
  • Bidwell, N.J., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Kapuire, G.K., Rehm, M., 2011b. Pushing personhood into place: Situating media in rural knowledge in Africa. IJHCS 618–631. doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2011.02.002
  • Kapuire, G.K., Blake, E., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2011. An attempt to re-organise digital Indigenous Knowledge representations to merge local and technological paradigms, in: Proc. of the IKTC2011. Presented at the IKTC'11.
  • Paterson, B., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Dunne, T.T., Schinzel, B., Underhill, L.G., 2011. Interpretation of a cross-cultural usability evaluation: A case study based on a hypermedia system for rare species management in Namibia. Interacting with Computers 23, 239–246.
  • Rodil, K., Eskildsen, S., Rehm, M., 2011a. Developing a Visualized Cultural Knowledge Transfer Prototype: An In Situ Evaluation in Rural Namibia, in: Proc. of the IKTC'11. Presented at the IKTC'11, IKTC, Windhoek, Namibia, pp. 108–115.
  • Rodil, K., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Bidwell, N.J., Eskildsen, S., Rehm, M., Kapuire, G.K., 2011b. A new visualization approach to re-contextualize indigenous knowledge in rural Africa, in: Proc. of the IFIP TC 13. Presented at the IFIP TC 13, Springer-Verlag, pp. 297–314. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23771-3_23

2010:

  • Kapuire, G.K., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Chivuno-Kuria, S., Bidwell, N.J., Blake, E.H., 2010. A revolution in ICT: the last hope for African Rural Communities' technology appropriation, in: Proc. of the IDIA'10. Presented at the IDIA'10, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Bidwell, N.J., Blake, E.H., Kapuire, G.K., Rehm, M., 2010a. Merging experiences and perspectives in the complexity of cross-cultural design, in: Proc. of the IWIPS'10. Presented at the IWIPS'10, London, UK, pp. 119–128.
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Bidwell, N.J., Chivuno-Kuria, S., Kapuire, G.K., 2010b. Determining Requirements within an Indigenous Knowledge System of African Rural Communities, in: Proc. of the SAICSIT'10. Presented at the SAICSIT'10, ACM Press, Bela Bela, South Africa, pp. 1–9.
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Chivuno-Kuria, S., Kapuire, G.K., Bidwell, N.J., Blake, E., 2010c. Being participated: a community approach, in: Proc. of the PDC'10. Presented at the PDC'10, ACM Press, Sydney, Australia, pp. 1–10.

2009:

  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2009. The Art of Cross-Cultural Design for Usability, in: Universal Access in HCI. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 665–671.

2008:

  • Dearden, A., Rizvi, H., dePaula, R., Oyugi, C., Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2008. Participatory design and international development, in: Proc. PDC 2008. Presented at the PDC '08, ACM, Florence, Italy.
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Fendler, J., Stanley, C., Joubert, D., Zimmerman, I., Mukumbira, S., 2008. A bush encroachment decision support system's metamorphosis, in: Proc. of the OZCHI '08. Presented at the OzCHI'08, Cairns, QLD, Australia, pp. 287–290.

2007:

  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Fendler, J., 2007. Assumptions considered harmful: the need to redefine usability, in: Proc. of the UI-HCII'07. Presented at the UI-HCII'07, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 452–461.

2006:

  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2006a. The challenges of Participatory Design in an intercultural context: Designing for Usability in Namibia, in: Proc. of the PDC'06. Presented at the PDC'06, http://www.cpsr.org, Trento, Italy, p. 367–.
  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., 2006b. A cultural appropriation of Usability Engineering and Participatory Design practices -A Namibian Experience-.

2005:

  • Paterson, B., 2005. A TRANSDISCIPLINARY STUDY ON DEVELOPING KNOWLEDGE BASED SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT IN NAMIBIA (PhD Thesis). UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN, Cape Town, South Africa.

2004:

  • Winschiers-Theophilus, H., Paterson, B., 2004. Sustainable software development, in: Proc. of the SAICSIT'04. Presented at the SAICSIT'04, AICSIT, South Africa, pp. 274–278.

 

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