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  1. Key Procedures in User Interface Development

    E Vance Wilson & James R. Connolly

    International Academy for Information Management Annual Conference 1997 (1997)

    Information systems (IS) professionals are called on to produce increasingly sophisticated user interfaces as a part of software development. Although IS education includes coverage of user... More

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  2. Rumor Rest Stops on the Information Highway: Transmission Patterns in a Computer-Mediated Rumor Chain

    Prashant Bordia & Ralph L. Rosnow

    Human Communication Research Vol. 25, No. 2 (1998) pp. 163–79

    Investigates the structure and composition of a naturalistic rumor chain that surfaced on a computer-mediated communication discussion group. Finds that rumormongering is a collective, problem... More

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  3. Damaged Merchandise? A Review of Experiments that Compare Usability Evaluation Methods

    Wayne D. Gray & Marilyn C. Salzman

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 13, No. 3 (1998) pp. 203–61

    The design of five experiments comparing usability evaluation methods (UEMs) is examined. Each has had an important influence on human-computer interaction (HCI); however, problems with... More

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  4. MUST: A Method for Participatory Design

    Finn Kensing, Jesper Simonsen & Keld Bodker

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 13, No. 2 (1998) pp. 167–98

    Presents a conceptual framework and a coherent method for information-technology design in an organizational context within the participatory-design tradition. The MUST method, developed through... More

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  5. Understanding Representation in Design

    Susanne Bodker

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 13, No. 2 (1998) pp. 107–25

    Discusses the design of computer applications, focusing on understanding design representations--what makes design representations work, and how, in different contexts. Examines the place of... More

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  6. Activity Theory

    Timothy Koschmann, Jeremy Roschelle & Bonnie A. Nardi

    Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 7, No. 2 (1998) pp. 239–61

    Includes three articles that discuss activity theory, based on "Context and Consciousness." Topics include human-computer interaction; computer interfaces; hierarchical structuring; mediation;... More

    pp. 239-61

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  7. Creating Hypermedia Learning Environments: Guidelines for Designers

    Mark Peterson

    Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 11, No. 2 (1998) pp. 115–24

    Proposes preliminary guidelines applicable to the creation of hypermedia-based learning environments that draw on insights gained from research in a number of fields. The framework encompasses (1) ... More

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  8. Learning the Internet and the Structure of Information Behavior

    Diane Nahl

    Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 49, No. 11 (1998) pp. 1017–1023

    Research in human-computer interaction is evolving a user-centered methodology for system design and instruction that focuses on integrating affective and cognitive user variables to increase... More

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  9. Escaping from Babel: Improving the Terminology of Mental Models in the Literature of Human-Computer Interaction

    James M. Turner & Francois Papik Belanger

    Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science Vol. 21, No. 3 (1996) pp. 35–58

    Discusses the problem of establishing terminology for mental models, attempts to sort out the various meanings found in the literature, and offers definitions that could help in developing a more... More

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  10. Computers, Curriculum, and Classrooms: Panacea or Patent Medicine?

    Alan W. Garrett

    Journal of Curriculum and Supervision Vol. 13, No. 1 (1997) pp. 114–18

    Clifford Stoll's skeptical look at the computer mania besetting education raises issues about computerization and networking costs, the relationship between accessing information and becoming... More

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  11. Cognitive Architectures and Human-Computer Interaction. Introduction to Special Issue

    Wayne D. Gray, Richard M. Young & Susan S. Kirschenbaum

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 12, No. 4 (1997) pp. 301–309

    In this introduction to a special issue on cognitive architectures and human-computer interaction (HCI), editors and contributors provide a brief overview of cognitive architectures. The following ... More

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  12. User Participation and Participatory Design: Topics in Computing Education

    Karlheinz Kautz

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 11, No. 3 (1996) pp. 267–84

    Discusses user participation and participatory design in the context of formal education for computing professionals. Topics include the current curriculum debate; mathematical- and engineering... More

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  13. Technology, Group Process, and Group Outcomes: Testing the Connections in Computer-Mediated and Face-to-Face Groups

    Susan G. Straus

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 12, No. 3 (1997) pp. 227–66

    Examines the effect of communication media on group processes and the consequent effect of processes on group cohesiveness, satisfaction, and productivity using mediated regression analysis.... More

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  14. Cognitive Support: Extending Human Knowledge and Processing Capacities

    Mark A. Neerincx & H Paul de Greef

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 13, No. 1 (1998) pp. 73–106

    This study of 40 undergraduates examined whether aiding as cognitive support (i.e., offering computer users knowledge they are missing) can supplement lack of knowledge and capacity under tasks... More

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  15. Promoting Active Learning: The Role of System Structure in Learning from Hypertext

    Amy M. Shapiro

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 13, No. 1 (1998) pp. 1–35

    This study of 72 undergraduates examined whether theories of learning from text may be extended to hypertext and the effectiveness of hypertext on learning. Participants worked with either a highly... More

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  16. A Mechanism for Multimodal Presentation Planning Based on Agent Cooperation and Negotiation

    Yi Han & Ingrid Zukerman

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 12, No. 1 (1997) pp. 187–226

    Introduces a multiagent architecture based on the blackboard system that enables different processes that perform multimodal presentation planning to communicate with each other. Describes a... More

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  17. Toward an Information Visualization Workspace: Combining Multiple Means of Expression

    Steven F. Roth, Mei C. Chuah, Stephan Kerpedjiev, John A. Kolojejchick & Peter Lucas

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 12, No. 1 (1997) pp. 131–85

    Presents an information visualization workspace in which users are able to explore data presented in diverse but coordinated formats using related systems called Visage, SAGE, and selective dynamic... More

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  18. Multimodal Interactive Maps: Designing for Human Performance

    Sharon Oviatt

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 12, No. 1 (1997) pp. 93–129

    Analyzes interfaces supporting spoken, pen-based, and multimodal input for their effectiveness in interacting with interactive map systems. Results identified performance difficulties with speech... More

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  19. Introduction to this Special Issue on Multimodal Interfaces

    Sharon Oviatt & Wolfgang Wahlster

    Human-Computer Interaction Vol. 12, No. 1 (1997) pp. 1–5

    Introduces five articles in a special journal issue devoted to research about, design of, and use of multimodal interfaces. Article highlights include: algebra instruction; presentation of data... More

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  20. What Shapes the Face of Human-Computer Interaction in Higher Education? A Framework of the Influences

    Jean B. Gasen & Jenny Preece

    Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (1996) pp. 97–123

    Analyzes influences shaping human-computer interaction (HCI) in higher education, from two sources: internal (faculty, students, administrative units) and external (business/industry, government... More

    pp. 97-123

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