Activity theory: implications for human-computer interaction

@inproceedings{Kaptelinin1995ActivityTI,
  title={Activity theory: implications for human-computer interaction},
  author={V. Kaptelinin},
  year={1995}
}
Recently interest has grown in applying activity theory, the leading theoretical approach in Russian psychology, to issues of human-computer interaction. This chapter analyzes why experts in the field are looking for an alternative to the currently dominant cognitive approach. The basic principles of activity theory are presented and their implications for human-computer interaction are discussed. The chapter concludes with an outline of the potential impact of activity theory on studies and… Expand
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