Tuesday 09-23-2003 at 10pm.
In this project, you will
do a personal web/literature survey of HCI related theories and laws.
In addition, you will improve your web page design skills as you create
a webpage that makes your findings online available and explains your design
Work in groups of two. Don't
forget to include your names as well as a short statement of "Who did what"
in the description of your project.
How to proceed?
for one of the seven theories or laws discussed in Lab 2.
on 9/11/2003, 8:50pm
Chris or me know if you cant find good resources.
of Innovation Models (Team 2)
of Human Motivation (Team 5)
Structure of Sense Making by Russell, Stefik, Pirolli & Card (Team
Theory by Shannon (Team 8)
in Organizations Framework by Karl Weick (Team 1)
Utility Theory by Keeney and Raiffa (Team 6)
Principle and Zipf Law (Team 7)
for quality not quantity - make sure that your final handin prints on 5-8
letter size pages.
Search Journals (http://www.webofscience.com/,
Proceedings (ACM Digital Library,
the Web (http://www.dogpile.com/,
etc. to get an overview and detailed information on your selected topic.
Select the data you want to
present such as
potential & limitations,
importance of this theory/law
for HCI research and practice, etc..
Decide how to present the information
in an efficient, effective, and intuitive way. Design as many inter-linked
web pages as you find appropriate. In this project, you have to use animations
Test your final design on your
friends. Do they understand the underlying concept? Do they find the provided
information useful? Are they able to find specific information?
Redesign your web page if necessary.
On your main web page,
provide information or link to a web page that contains a description of
your intended user group and
their information needs,
an explanation of your information
selection and web page design decisions,
informal usability tests you
redesign, as well as
your names and a short overview
of "Who did what" a la Web Designer ...., Art Manager..., Information
Broker ....., etc.
Name your main web page "1userid-2userid.html"
(where "userid" is your user id).
Handin your web page via
the project handin webpage at http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~katy/handin/L542-F03/cgi/handinlogin.cgi
Send mail to email@example.com
with questions or comments about this web site.
Sept 10th, 2003