Authors: Preece, Rogers & Sharp
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Interaction Design: beyond human-computer interaction

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The use of anthropomorphism in interaction design is an effective technique
and should be exploited further
[Chapter 5]

quickvote Which do you find easier to produce: use cases, essential use cases,
scenarios or HTA?
[Chapter 10]

quickvote What level of involvement should users have in the development of an
interactive device?
[Chapter 9]

Yale psychologist Stanley Milgram famously deceived participants in order to investigate how people respond to authority. Is it acceptable to deceive participants to this extent?[Chapter 13, page 639]

Ethnographic studies can be particularly effective for investigating how people behave in online discussion groups and online communities but should researchers study people online without telling them? [Chapter 7, page 341]

Many people like heuristic evaluation because they say it is quicker and less expensive than user testing. Others claim that false alarms and trivial problems are often reported while major problems go undetected. Do you think heuristic evaluation is a reliable technique? [Chapter 15, page 701]

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