Learning to cope with non discretionary use of digital techologies

PhD (part-time): 2009 - 2016

Technology surrounds people; it functions as their best friend and the worst enemy. From a trip to the local supermarket, to almost every aspect of people’s professional and social lives technology is present; mediating their interactions, demanding their attention and engaging them. The main objective of this research is to understand how people learn to cope with the everyday use with the digital technology.
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Emilia Sobolewska
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Michael Smyth
Second Supervisor
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David Benyon
Director of Studies
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Emma Hart
Panel Chair
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Related publications

Sobolewska, E., Smith, C., Turner, P. (2009, 22 -24 April). Auto-Ethnography: Problems, Pitfalls and Promise. Paper presented at HCI Educators 2009, University of Abertay, Dundee.

Turner, P., Sobolewska, E. (2009). Familiarity with Mobile Phones. In: (Ed.) VTT Symposium, 258, () ( ed.). (pp. 221-227). : . .

Turner, P., Sobolewska, E. (2009). Mental Models, Magical Thinking and Individual Differences. Human Technology, 5, (1), 90-113.