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Ellis, Kirsten; Blashki, Kathy – Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual, 2004
This article describes an ethnographic study of children's behavioural interaction with multimedia within a familiar context. The rationale for such a study was to provide data and evaluation of the capabilities of young children in an expressly modified multimedia environment and to determine the usefulness of employing technology as an adjunct…
Descriptors: Computers, Interaction, Young Children, Ethnography
Yoon, Sangil – ProQuest LLC, 2010
ICUE (Interactivity Centered Usability Evaluation) is an enhanced usability testing protocol created by the researcher. ICUE augments the facilitator's role for usability testing, and offers strategies in developing and presenting usability tasks during a testing session. ICUE was designed to address weaknesses found in the usability evaluation of…
Descriptors: Use Studies, Management Systems, Testing, Interaction
Lynch, Clifford; Garcia-Molina, Hector – Microcomputers for Information Management, 1996
Summarizes reports and activities at the Information Infrastructure Technology and Applications workshop on digital libraries (Reston, Virginia, August 22, 1995). Defines digital library roles and identifies areas of needed research, including: interoperability; protocols for digital objects; collection management; interface design; human-computer…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Economic Factors, Electronic Libraries, Information Systems
Johnson, Phyllis – Compare, 2002
Explores the interface of technology and education for human development in southern Africa. Uses the case of Mozambique to describe the challenges presented by the global marketplace and local policy. Outlines the vision of the New Partnership for Africa's Development Centre (SARDC) to reduce the digital divide for Africa. (CAJ)
Descriptors: Communications, Comparative Education, Development Communication, Foreign Countries
Ceriello, Vincent R. – Personnel Journal, 1982
Presents a systematic and disciplined approach to planning for the development and implementation of an information system which will collect, store, maintain, and report human resources data. Discusses guidelines, priorities, training requirements, security, auditing, interface with payroll, and personnel reporting. (CT)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Databases, Guidelines, Human Resources
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Spink, Amanda; Goodrum, Abby – Information Processing & Management, 1996
Reports findings from an exploratory study investigating working notes created during encoding and external storage (EES) processes by human search intermediaries (librarians at the University of North Texas) using a Boolean information retrieval (IR) system. Implications for the design of IR interfaces and further research is discussed.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Interfaces, Computer System Design, Higher Education
Boon, J. A.; Pienaar, H. – Microcomputers for Information Management, 1989
Identifies the optimal goal of knowledge workstations as the harmony of technology and human decision-making behaviors. Two types of decision-making processes are described and the application of each type to experimental and/or operational situations is discussed. Suggestions for technical solutions to machine-user interfaces are then offered.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Decision Making, Information Scientists, Information Technology
Zedeck, Sheldon, Ed. – APA Books, 2011
APA Books® announces the "APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology"--the first offering in an new reference series covering core and emerging subdisciplines, the "APA Handbooks in Psychology." I/O Psychology is both a science/practice and an applied/basic research discipline. Appropriately, the "APA…
Descriptors: Industrial Psychology, Guides, Organizational Development, Staff Development
Sheehan, Bernard S. – 1973
The purpose of analytical models is to reduce complex institutional management problems and situations to simpler proportions and compressed time frames so that human skills of decision makers can be brought to bear most effectively. Also, modeling cultivates the art of management by forcing explicit and analytical consideration of important…
Descriptors: Administration, Decision Making, Educational Needs, Educational Policy
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Chang, Ai-Mei; And Others – Information Processing and Management, 1994
Presents a hyperknowledge framework of decision support systems (DSS). This framework formalizes specifics about system functionality, representation of knowledge, navigation of the knowledge system, and user-interface traits as elements of a DSS environment that conforms closely to human cognitive processes in decision making. (Contains 52…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Data Processing, Decision Making, Decision Support Systems
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Ercegovac, Zorana; Borko, Harold – Information Processing and Management, 1992
Describes the design of an experimental computer-aided cataloging advisor, Mapper, that was developed to help novice users with the descriptive cataloging of single-sheet maps from U.S. publishers. The human-computer interface is considered, the use of HyperCard is discussed, the knowledge base is explained, and assistance screens are described.…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Computer System Design, Hypermedia, Literature Reviews
Villano, Matt – Campus Technology, 2006
Metaphysically speaking, the idea of self-reflection has been the subject of discussion for thousands of years. The idea carried human beings through the Renaissance, and an entire movement tied to it sparked a sociopolitical movement called the Enlightenment. In more recent times, thought leaders such as Immanuel Kant, Karl Marx, and Sigmund…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Self Evaluation (Groups), Reflection, Management Information Systems
Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA. – 1973
The Parent Child Center Management Information System, the first operational MIS for a social action program relating to child welfare, consists of three interlocking components: a standard set of recordkeeping forms for the local Parent Child Center; a set of quarterly reporting forms that interface with the recordkeeping forms; and a series of…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Counseling Services, Data Collection, Data Processing
Pechenizkiy, Mykola; Calders, Toon; Conati, Cristina; Ventura, Sebastian; Romero, Cristobal; Stamper, John – International Working Group on Educational Data Mining, 2011
The 4th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2011) brings together researchers from computer science, education, psychology, psychometrics, and statistics to analyze large datasets to answer educational research questions. The conference, held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, July 6-9, 2011, follows the three previous editions…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Logical Thinking, Profiles, Tutoring
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Quinn, Brian – Public & Access Services Quarterly, 1995
Identifies sources of technological stress for public services librarians and patrons and proposes ways to reduce stress, including communicating with staff, implementing a system gradually, providing adequate training, creating proper documentation, planning, considering ergonomics in hardware and software selection, selecting a good interface,…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Computer Anxiety, Computer Interfaces, Computer Selection
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