Data, Design and Society

Ewan Klein, Alyssa Alcorn

5 February 2016

Just Writing

Today’s Prompts

  1. What happens when people don’t understand me?
  2. The role that I often occupy in a group is …

Preparing for the Focus Groups

Team tutorials

Advance planning

  • Be clear about your goals
  • Prepare 4 questions to elicit qualitative data, e.g.
    • explanations
    • interpretations
    • experiences
  • Identify time slot, space
  • Recruit 5 participants
  • Assign team roles
  • Book equipment

Data Management

Using DataStore

  • DataStore instructions
  • Everyone registered for this class has been given access to the DDS directory
  • Nobody who is not registered for the class has access to it.
  • Each team has their own sub-directory.