Practice Oriented Research

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Wicked problems & design inquires
Practice research & action research
Design studies & design science research
Case study & qualitative study research
Discourse and dialogue analysis
Design thinking
Co-creation, collaboration, and participatory design
Design issues and theory development (e.g. design affordance)
Design methods and methodologies
Grounded theory approach
Symbolic interaction & Language game / action
Social organizational theories (e.g. Social construction view, institutionalized view)
Actor-network, multiple stakeholders’ collaboration, and distributed cognition
Boundary objects & knowledge artifacts
ICT-enabled innovation action & outcomes
Innovation strategies & open innovation
Idea generation & visualization, prototypes, and design decision making
Design ontology, typology, and knowledge
Targeted customer-centered practice studies (e.g. Elderly)

Track Co-Chairs:

Dr. Jaehyun Park (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan,
Dr. Yusun Jung (Texas A&M International University, U.S.A,
Dr. Richard Boland (Case Western Reserve University, U.S.A,

Track AEs:

Amr B. Eltawil, E-JUST University, Egypt
Kwangsoo Park, North Dakoda State University, U.S.A
Lina Zhong, Beijing International Studies University, China
Hsu-Cheng Chu, Shih Chien University, Taiwan, China
Noha mostafa, Zagazig University, Egypt
Alyaa A. Al-Fazary, Alexandria University, Egypt
Young Ki Park, George Washington University, USA
Thant Syn, Texas A&M International University
Geoffrey Hubona, Texas A&M International University
Julia Chiu, Musashino Art University
Celine Mougenot , Imperial College
Seoungkyo Seo, IBM, South Korea
ByungHak Lee, HanKyung University
Sunghee Nam, Cha University, South Korea
Ogushi Yoko, Niigata University, Japan
Natt Leelawat, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
HyoJoo Han, Southern Georgia University, U.S.A
Semi Han, Cha University, South Korea