Design Anthropology Class Projects

2018

How Road Users Experience Other People’s Driving Behaviors

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Client: Melissa Cefkin and Laura Cesafsky, Nissan Research Center – Silicon Valley

Vimeo Channel with Deliverables 



2014

The Social Life
of the Car

Client: Brigitte Jordan, Nissan Research Center – Silicon Valley

Client Report

Jordan, Brigitte, Christina Wasson, and Heather S. Roth-Lobo. 2015. Ethnographic Study Lifts the Hood on What REALLY Goes On Inside that Car. Blog post on EPICpeople.

Jordan, Brigitte and Christina Wasson. 2015. Autonomous Vehicle Study Builds Bridges between Industry and Academia. Proceedings of the 2015 Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference, 24-35.

UNT News Release


2011

Exploratory Kitchen Media Research

 

Client: Crysta Metcalf, Motorola Mobility

Client Report

Aiken, Jo, Victoria Schlieder and Christina Wasson. 2017. Ethical Ambiguities in a Design Anthropology Class. In Ethics in the Anthropology of Business, ed. Robert J. Morais and Timothy de Waal Malefyt. Abingdon: Routledge, 119-138.

Aiken, Jo, Victoria Schlieder and Christina Wasson. 2014. “No More Cakes and Ale?”: Discovering Ethical Gray Areas in a Design Anthropology Class. Journal of Business Anthropology Special Issue 1:38-61.

Wasson, Christina and Crysta Metcalf. 2013. Teaching Design Anthropology through University-Industry Partnerships. In Design Anthropology: Between Theory and Practice, edited by Wendy Gunn, Ton Otto and Rachel Charlotte Smith. London: Berg, 216-231.


2009

Non-Intrusive Notifications on TV

Client: Crysta Metcalf, Motorola Applied Research and Technology Center

Client Report 


2008

Ethnographic Research on Supplemental Experiences

Client: Crysta Metcalf, Motorola Applied Research and Technology Center

Client Report


2008

Social TV Peripherals: Ethnographic Research and Design Implications

Client: Crysta Metcalf, Motorola Labs

Client Report


2005

Environmentally Friendly Design: Ethnographic REsearch for ecomoto

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Clients: Crysta Metcalf and Bill Olson, Motorola Labs

Client Report


2004

Making Mobile Experiences MeaningfuL

Clients: Donna K. Flynn and Arnie Lund, Microsoft

Client Report


2003

Travelers' Experiences with Concessions at the DFW International AirporT

Clients: John Han and Carolyn K. Phillips, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Client Report


2002

how users experience WebCT: an ethnographic study

Client: Maurice Leatherbury, University of North Texas

Client Report