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Text Labels for Hypertext Navigation Buttons

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International Journal of Instructional Media Volume 25, Number 4, ISSN 0092-1815


Discussion of navigation buttons in instructional hypermedia programs focuses on a study of college students that investigated the effectiveness of buttons with pictorial representations, buttons with text and pictorial representations, and buttons with text only. Findings indicate that buttons with text labels reduce user confusion concerning their functions. (LRW)


Boling, E., Beriswill, J.E., Xaver, R., Hebb, C., Kaufman, D. & Frick, T. (1998). Text Labels for Hypertext Navigation Buttons. International Journal of Instructional Media, 25(4), 407. Retrieved May 28, 2020 from .

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