Laurence Habib

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• Sammendrag/Abstract: This research note reviews the literature on the use of and issues around interactive television in various environment, in particular the family and domestic sphere. This work examines the problem of defining the concept of interactivity and provides a historical background to the notion of interactive television. It outlines the(More)
This paper investigates the integration of the home computer into the domestic sphere through a gender perspective on the notions of domesticity and domestication. The study is based on a series of interviews with seven British families in the late 1990s. The analysis is used to identify some of the characteristics that contribute to make the home computer(More)
This paper considers the effects of teleworking on family life. In contrast to the substantial literature considering telework from a managerial and, to a lesser extent, individual perspective, there has been far less consideration of the impact of teleworking on family life. This paper argues for the need to study home-based teleworking with an inclusive(More)
This article presents a study of international students and their use of technology in a Scandinavian institution of Higher Education. A special emphasis is placed on patterns of use of a virtual learning environment (VLE) that is available to all the study programmes at the institution. Actor-Network Theory (ANT) is used as a theoretical approach to focus(More)
Home computers are often considered as ‘domestic technology’ or part of the ‘domestic media ensemble’ as if those were simple and straightforward concepts. In this paper, we investigate the notions of domesticity and domestication and explore the processes of integration of the home computer into the domestic sphere. This paper starts with an exploration of(More)
This paper describes a methodological experiment that aimed to test a small number of tools borrowed from Soft Systems Methodology. Those tools were intended to support action research for a project in interprofessional educational development. The intention with using those tools was two-fold: first, they were expected to help structure the analysis of the(More)
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