ERIC Number: ED292461
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
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Designing User-Computer Dialogues: Basic Principles and Guidelines.
Harrell, Thomas H.
This discussion of the design of computerized psychological assessment or testing instruments stresses the importance of the well-designed computer-user interface. The principles underlying the three main functional elements of computer-user dialogue--data entry, data display, and sequential control--are discussed, and basic guidelines derived from these principles are provided. Finally, the future direction of interface design is considered. Nine references are listed. (EW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (New York, NY, August 28-September 1, l987).