Chapter 6: Interfaces

Chapter Introduction | Web Resources | Assignment Comments | Teaching Materials

Below is additional material associated with the topics covered in chapter 6.

Paradigms and visions:

An article by Susanne Bodker on Third Wave challenges for HCI:

An article by Chia Shen entitled ‘a new paradigm for HCI’:

HCI2020 manifesto:

Natural user interfaces:

Graphical user interfaces:

A historical overview of GUIs and beyond:“The Graphical User Interface. Time for a Paradigm Shift?”:

Web design

There are many sites that offer guidelines online. Examples include IBM ( and US government ( One site that will test your website for accessibility, quality and privacy for free is:

A humorous site called provides a blog-based commentary of really badly designed web pages and explains why.