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Interaction Literacy & Participatory Design

A session at SXSW Interactive 2013

Sunday 10th March, 2013

5:45pm to 6:00pm (CST)

The term “literacy” usually refers to the ability to read and write functionally. The emphasis is on interaction with the written word - taken for granted as the cornerstone of education. But momentum may be building in the direction of a more visual and auditory literacy. With greater numbers gaining access to more diverse formats and sharing them across social networks, there's an ever-increasing amount of “live” documentation of personal experiences. If this form of storytelling is experienced in a way fundamentally different from strictly textual reading, it may also require a different understanding of literacy.
In this session, Razorfish Healthware's Erin Abler explores the concept of "interaction literacy," a potential framework for clarifying the elements of multi-mediated, participatory forms of experience. Presenting a model for further development, she explores how insights into the elements of human experience can be used to create new design processes.

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Erin Abler

Content Strategist/Information Architect, Razorfish Healthware

Erin Abler is a Content Strategist and Information Architect with Razorfish Healthware in Philadelphia. In addition to evolving ideas on interaction literacy, she has over 10 years of experience as a writer and editor and takes a special interest in enhancing the user experience with meaningful content.

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  • Brandon Schmittling
  • Erin A.

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When

Time 5:45pm6:00pm CST

Date Sun 10th March 2013

Where

Room 615AB, Hilton Austin Downtown

Session type

Future15

Session Hash Tag

#InterLit

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lanyrd.com/scddwg

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