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

The following case studies show you different aspects of interaction design, as carried out in practice – both in research and in industry. They are summarised in the book, but here we present a more detailed description.

Each case study includes a downloadable pdf file, and a screen-readable version to be browsed online.

case study 5.1
case study 6.1
  • 6.1: Blind users experience the Internet
    Vanessa Evers and Hans Hillen from the University of Amsterdam discuss the redesign of a website’s information architecture to provide audio navigation to assist blind users...
case study 8.1
case study 10.1
  • 10.1: Universal Usability: Web Fun for Individuals with Down Syndrome
    Assadour Kirijian and Matthew Myers, from A.K.A. New Media Inc. in Toronto, Canada, usability consultants and specialists in Down Syndrome worked with individuals with Down Syndrome to create a set of online tools to help individuals with Down Syndrome learn and practice the basic skills required to use the Internet...
case study 10.2
case study 11.1
  • 11.1: Supporting Collaboration for choosing Holidays
    The goal of the eSPACE project was to help agents and customers collaborate more effectively when developing complex, tailor-made products like round the world holidays, hi-fi systems, insurance portfolios, fitted kitchens, or digital TV packages.
case study 11.2
case study 14.1
  • 14.1: Communicability evaluation
    Clarisse de Souza (2005) and her colleagues have developed a theory of HCI—semiotic engineering—that provides a series of tools for HCI design and evaluation.
case study 14.2
case study 15.1
case study XP

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Here is Chapter 15 from First Edition Interaction Design
since we have removed this chapter from the Second Edition

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