Search results for author:"Ben Shneiderman"
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Computing Teacher Vol. 12, No. 5 (1985) pp. 14–17
Discusses components of an educational plan which supports acquisition of computer programing skills by elementary school children, including antecedent knowledge required (sequencing, similarity, character recognition, part/whole relationships,...
Computers & Education Vol. 31, No. 1 (1998) pp. 25–39
Relate-Create-Donate, a three-component adaptable educational philosophy that integrates technology to create collaborative team experiences based on ambitious, authentic service-oriented projects. Discusses two questions which shape the philosophy...
Using Interactive Visualizations of WWW Log Data To Characterize Access Patterns and Inform Site Design
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Vol. 52, No. 4 (2001) pp. 331–43
Discusses the use of Web log analysis to help understand user visit patterns to Web sites and describes the use of computer software to generate a variety of interactive visualizations of log data that can be used to explore server data across...
Understanding Patterns of User Visits to Web Sites: Interactive Starfield Visualizations of WWW Log Data
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting Vol. 36 (1999) pp. 331–44
Describes the use of Spotfire, a starfield visualization tool, to generate interactive visualizations of log data, ranging from aggregate views of all Web site hits in a time interval to close-ups that approximate the path of a user through a site....
Learning Disabled Students' Difficulties in Learning to Use a Word Processor: Implications for Instruction and Software Evaluation
Journal of Learning Disabilities Vol. 19, No. 4 (1986) pp. 248–53
Based on a study of eight LD students learning to use word processing, the paper makes recommendations for evaluating word processing software and designing instruction that is sensitive to students' difficulties. (Author/CL)
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting Vol. 36 (1999) pp. 271–79
Discusses visualization of legal information using a tool for temporal information called "LifeLines." Explores ways "LifeLines" could aid in viewing the links between original case and direct and indirect case histories. Uses the case of Apple...
Previews and Overviews in Digital Libraries: Designing Surrogates to Support Visual Information Seeking
Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 51, No. 4 (2000) pp. 380–93
Presents a framework for the design of information representations in terms of previews and overviews, to aid designers of digital library interfaces. Defines previews and overviews, as graphic or textual representations of information abstracted...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 46, No. 4 (1998) pp. 23–42
Describes the development and use of electronic classrooms at the University of Maryland College Park. Highlights include active individual learning; small group collaborative learning; class collaborative learning; classroom infrastructure; audio...
An Exploratory Study of Video Browsing User Interface Designs and Research Methodologies: Effectiveness in Information Seeking Tasks
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting Vol. 36 (1999) pp. 681–92
The purpose of this exploratory study was to develop research methods to compare the effectiveness of two video browsing interface designs, or surrogates--one static (storyboard) and one dynamic (slide show)--on two distinct information seeking...
Enabling teachers to explore grade patterns to identify individual needs and promote fairer student assessment
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 1467–1485
Exploring student test, homework, and other assessment scores is a challenge for most teachers, especially when attempting to identify cross-assessment weaknesses and produce final course grades. During the course, teachers need to identify subject...