UX & Information Systems

Author: Kdagan4

When is “good enough” the end of us?

When is “good enough” the end of us?

OK.   Let’s talk about Google.   But wait — let’s talk about Google Scholar, too. Let’s talk about how many faculty — not just students — tend to consult Google & Google Scholar first for research. Let’s talk about the growing scope of freely […]

Frames & Expectations

Frames & Expectations

We do a lot of teaching work to frame (and re-frame) the research experience, trying to model it as an iterative, exploratory process that takes time and requires reflection.   This is often in opposition to a “quick answers” expectation, with a context where “efficiency” […]

Wandering in the Stacks

Wandering in the Stacks

For a full description, see the UX repository post

We conducted two wayfinding tests (Spring 2016, Spring 2017), with 6 and 7 first-year students attempting to find three items in Frost Library, using talk-aloud protocol to voice their thought processes and reactions. The second test included a pair of video-recording glasses, to help in observing which wayfinding tools students used in their process.

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