HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION
Due September 26
o intimately and completely share the same reality or line of thinking with another physical
of interactive computing
systems for human use
that performs one of the major tasks for which a computer is used
vide an example of airline pilot error (Date: _
____ Flight Number _________ )
An example of a technology that
helps people suffering from cognitive changes related to ag
and/or Alzheimer’s disease
A technology wher
e children can help prevent forest fires
A model that used mobile technology to create 360 Fashion
Social networking technology that help to determine the 2008 presidential election
that allows sharing of media across different devices
Human error on board the ship
was a failure to set the
The five steps of the
UI Design Process
Addressing the needs of all users
Physical measures of human dimensions
Name four workspace issues
Name a technology that assi
in solving limitations of: Long
term and semantic memory
Name three elements related to
of UI design
Name three populations of users with d
Section 508 of the
As device screen size increases does the Wi
Fi consumption increase or decrease
On line audio consumption is greatest for smartphones or laptops
An Android technology that aids those with visual impairments
Name four elements to achieve
Consistency of Data Display
Name four methods of gaining
the user’s attention
Name of four skill levels of users
This type of i
is for data entry applications
This type of interaction style is referred to as
Principles of Inter
A mechanism that has been developed to gradually allow the user to proceed from novice to
expert within that specific interface. The application derives the user’s expertise based on
model of the user’s behavior
Refers to a mismatch between the user’s intentions and the allowable actions of an application.
C model was developed by
A design process where a team works in a linear method to dev
elop an application. Steps
include analysis, development, test and deployment, where each must be completed before the
next step can begin.
A design process where a team (requirements writers, UI designers, developers, te
concurrently on the development of an application. The process involves concepts such as
sprints, backlogs, chickens and pigs.
A primary UI widget that
can be re
used across an application. Once it is coded, other
s can import it into their part of the application. The benefit is that
adding a data element like a phone number)
List the Three Pillars of
A method used in the early stage of design where UI experts observe users in their workplace
regarding how they do their jobs. Stages include: preparation, field study, collection of
qualitative data, artifact collection and analysis.
design method where the primary tasks are listed in a story
e.g., Office 365
The research methodology where
participants go about their
normal lives except that they
at some interval, signal, or event, w
hat they’ve done or experienced
Refers to the
“the deification of technology, which means that the culture seeks its
authorization in technology, finds its satisfactio
ns in technology, and takes its orders from
technology” (Postman 1993)
Greenberg created the UI design principles know as CRAP. For each letter in the acronym,
provide the associated word.
A way to organize screen design and attain consistency
Name three methods of
The result of performing eye tracking studies
This usability testing method
involves having 3 to 6 participants use the application. Problems
are quickly identified and fixes are quickly completed
. This approach
provides formative results
as opposed to
ummative results which
many more participants
This usability testing method involves the comparison of the new user interface with previous
product or s
imilar products from other development organizations
time to complete tasks, subjective satisfaction, time to learn, and number of errors
This type of test assists in de
termining whether a corporation or the government will purchase a
product and is based on usability criteria including: task completion time, time to learn,
subjective user satisfaction.
A type of survey instrument
This design tool is used by the UI designer to define the state changes as a user navigates
through an application (example below).
This type of diagram is referred to a
A standard notation
for visualizing and documenting software systems
and is based on work by
A Microsoft draw tool used to mock
up screens and flow diagrams by UI designers.
An international award honoring excellence on the internet (including websites), interactive
advertising, online film, and mobile web sites.
In the following diagram what is unique about the screen for Apple patent
A design methodology which involves the
continuous evolution of the UI design based on user
and key stakeholder (e.g., management, investors) input.
A type of
application where the document in the edit mode appears exactly the same as when in
view mode or printed.
Name two unique challenges to the design of applications for mobile devices.
Part of the UI design process, where research is conducted in the user’s environment to
determine how the tasks are currently being completed.
An artifact of the UI design process where the UI designer provides a
draft of the UI
screen (example below)
Software tools that enable UI designers (two or more) to work together on the UI design even
when they are not co
located or working simultaneously (for example, NetMeeting)
A user interface style where users commun
icate verbally with the application. This style
interface sometimes has difficulty with context of use or constrained dialog.
The UI design principle where for every user action there should be a system response (for
typing text on a virtual keyboard and receiving tactile response).
The principle that for each user action there should be a beginning, middle and end. For
example, open a document; compose a document; save a document.
st three ways in which UI related Return on Investment (ROI) can be achieved.
A method of structuring information such that it is compartmentalized into sub
specific information is easier to locate (examples include Chapters, Biological Taxonomy and
Involves the use of questionnaires, interviews and observations to understand how users
perform specific ta
sks. The results are used to determ
ine the goals of an application
While remote usability testing has the advantage of collecting a large amount of data quickly
and easily, what are the disadvantages?
The “Einstein Robot” could be a potential platform for what?
A platform that allows sha
ring of media across different devices
Natural Language Interface for A
pple and Google (respectively)
In the LiveCode hierarchy, what object is higher than the card?
In LiveCode, what
is the primary event associated with a button
In LiveCode, a field is what type of object