#SketchingDIS: Hand-drawn Sketching in HCI workshop will take place in Room H11 in the Merchiston Campus (room information will be present on-site).

  • 9:00: Welcome and registration
  • 9:20: Introductions and scene setting from the organizers
  • 9:30: Fun and interactive sketching warm-up exercise
  • 9:40 – 10:00: Icebreaker activity: each participant to spends three-minutes creating a low-fidelity sketch, A5 size or smaller, that act as an introduction, they will then be asked to share their sketch
  • 10:00 – 10:30: Visual show & tell (10-minute presentation per paper including questions):
    1. Impression and Imprint: sketching traces of experience by Joanna Foster.
    2. Drawing[s] on experiences of self in transition: A visual dialogue by Nantia Koulidou.
    3. Everyone Can Sketch: Reviving Hand-drawn Sketching with an Intelligent Tutoring System by Blake Williford, Wayne Li, Ethan Hilton, Julie Linsey, and Tracy Hammond.
  • 10:30 to 11.30 Mid-morning break*
  • 11:30 – 12:00: Sketching activity: attendees work in groups to create sketches that answer what is the significance, benefits and pitfalls of hand-drawn sketching in HCI? Each group will then compare and contrast the results.
  • 12:00 – 12.30: Group discussion #1: What is preventing hand-drawn sketching in HCI research from being more visible in the HCI community? What research does SketchingDIS community deems worthy of further investigation?
  • 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch*: Group lunch offering additional time for discussions #1 and networking.
  • 13:30 – 14:30: Reproducibility activity: attendees work in groups to look at whether different types of sketches get different results
  • 14:30 – 15:30: Group discussion #2: How sketching is currently taught in HCI curricula and identify opportunities to increase its use for communication and its recognition as a key skill.
  • 15:00– 16:00: Mid-afternoon break*: additional time for discussions #2 and networking.
  • 16:00–16.45: Panel discussion featuring researchers, from in person and via Google Hangout, that use hand-sketching in ethnographic research, research through design and as a communication device: Discuss a roadmap and agenda for greater engagement with sketching in HCI community e.g. barriers and issues, research directions, and training or education necessary.
  • 16.45–17:00: Identify collaborative output opportunities to take place after workshop, e.g. conference/journal papers, Interactions magazine, exhibitions.
  • Evening: Social/networking activities with a sketching theme (e.g. visit to local point of interest and observational sketching).

* Coffee and lunch will be served in the Glassroom.

*** SketchingDIS: Hand-drawn Sketching in HCI is now accepting day delegates, please register before the workshop ***