DSO Intervention 1 Continued: Kisumu & Vihiga

After the Intervention workshop in Nairobi the DSO team headed out to western Kenya to hold two more digital skills workshops in Kisumu and Vihiga. Each workshop—an "Intervention"—is intended to impact the study’s treatment group by improving their digital skills. With some careful analysis and iterative design,…

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Running an interview & recruiting pilot - Digital Skills Observatory

After running our bootcamp in January, we went into the field to test our recruiting questionnaire and our first interview questions. Our goals were to: Understand what it would be like to recruit 150 participants with our criteria, and how long it would take the field researchers to do so.…

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Adalaj Stepwell: An Exercise in Slow Ethnography

Click here for our audio visual experience. When doing research, we aim to understand a specific culture, using ethnographic methods which are often codified and documented with interviews, card sorting, cultural probes, etc. Our friend Praveen Nahar from NID talks about slow ethnography, a process distinct from classic ethnography which…

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