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Messenger in The Barn: networking in a learning environment

Journal Article
Rutter, M. (2009)
Messenger in The Barn: networking in a learning environment. ALT-J : Association for Learning Technology journal, 17, 33-47. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687760802649863
This case study describes the use of a synchronous communication application (MSN Messenger) in a large academic computing environment. It draws on data from interviews, quest...

Motion correlation: selecting objects by matching their movement

Journal Article
Velloso, E., Carter, M., Newn, J., Esteves, A., Gellersen, H., & Clarke, C. (2017)
Motion correlation: selecting objects by matching their movement. ACM transactions on computer-human interaction : a publication of the Association for Computing Machinery, 24(3), 1-35. https://doi.org/10.1145/3064937
Selection is a canonical task in user interfaces, commonly supported by presenting objects for acquisition by pointing. In this article, we consider motion correlation as an a...

A framework for engineering metaphor at the user interface

Journal Article
Alty, J., Knott, R., Anderson, B., & Smyth, M. (2000)
A framework for engineering metaphor at the user interface. Interacting with Computers, 13(2), (301-322). ISSN 0953-5438
Interface metaphors facilitate the learning of new computer systems by supporting the transformation of existing knowledge in order to improve the comprehension of novel situa...

Creating engaging and stimulating Web based material

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2014, January)
Creating engaging and stimulating Web based material. Presented at LTT 2014, Holyrood, Edinburgh
This presentation outlines the collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University and Bright Red Publishing

The design space of temporal graph visualisation.

Conference Proceeding
Kerracher, N., Kennedy, J., & Chalmers, K. (2014)
The design space of temporal graph visualisation. In N. Elmqvist, M. Hlawitschka, & J. Kennedy (Eds.), Proceedings of the 18th Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis '14)https://doi.org/10.2312/eurovisshort.20141149
This paper presents our work in mapping the design space of techniques for temporal graph visualisation. We identify two independent dimensions upon which the techniques can b...

Vesper: Visualising Species Archives.

Journal Article
Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2014)
Vesper: Visualising Species Archives. Ecological Informatics, 24, 132-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2014.08.004
Vesper (Visual Exploration of SPEcies-referenced Repositories) is a tool that visualises Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) datasets, and is aimed at reducing the amount of time and ...

Using social networking tools to promote eParticipation initiatives.

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., & Lindner, R. (2009)
Using social networking tools to promote eParticipation initiatives. In A. Prosser, & P. Parycek (Eds.), Proceedings of EDEM 2009 - Conference on Electronic Democracy, September 7-8, 2009, Vienna. , (115-121
This paper describes the context and background of the conference workshop “Social networking tools and widgets to promote or expand eParticipation initiatives”. Social networ...

Remote control by body movement in synchrony with orbiting widgets: an evaluation of TraceMatch

Journal Article
Clarke, C., Bellino, A., Esteves, A., & Gellersen, H. (2017)
Remote control by body movement in synchrony with orbiting widgets: an evaluation of TraceMatch. PACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 1(3), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1145/3130910
In this work we consider how users can use body movement for remote control with minimal effort and maximum flexibility. TraceMatch is a novel technique where the interface di...

Assessing the Relative Importance of an E-learning system Usability Design Characteristics Based on Students' Preferences

Journal Article
Rutter, M. J., Smith, S., & Alshehri, A. (2019)
Assessing the Relative Importance of an E-learning system Usability Design Characteristics Based on Students' Preferences. European Journal of Educational Research, 8(3), 839-855. https://doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.8.3.839
This study considers the interaction between an e-learning system, the Blackboard system, and the students who use it in Saudi Arabia. While previous work exists, there is lim...

Soundscape mapping: a tool for evaluating sounds and auditory environments.

Conference Proceeding
McGregor, I., LePlâtre, G., Turner, P. & Flint, T. (2010)
Soundscape mapping: a tool for evaluating sounds and auditory environments. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Auditory Display
This paper describes a soundscape mapping tool, and provides an illustration of its use in the evaluation of an in-car auditory interface. The tool addresses three areas: comm...