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The Effect of Linguistic Explicitness and English Language Proficiency on the Credibility of Online Medical Information
Perceived credibility is important to consumers of online medical information because it frequently forms the basis for making treatment choices. While credibility is important to users around the globe, most medical Web sites have been designed primarily for audiences within specific cultural contexts. Many medical Web sites ...
Transitioning Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD) Projects from Research to Implementation
Since international development emerged at the end of World War II, people have had high expectations that technology and information would play a central role in improving the lives of people in resource-constrained environments. However, we still do not understand how best to design and implement technologies to inform, ...
“Getting on the same page”: Negotiation and intellectual collaboration in student research groups
There is a growing interest in what constitutes effective practice in faculty-led research based learning experiences that involve students learning research by doing research. There is a particular need for research-based evidence about the student experience, their intellectual and personal gains, and the learning processes ...
Bridging the gap between user experience research and design in industry: An analysis of two common communication tools: Personas and scenarios
User experience (UX) research in the design of technology products utilizes human-centered design (HCD) methods to summarize and explain pertinent information about end users to designers. However, UX researchers cannot effectively communicate the needs and goals of users if designers do not find UX research (a) easy to ...
Investigating Resource-Constrained Populations: Developing Design Approaches to Support Agency and Reciprocity
Designing for information and communication technologies (ICTs) in developing countries and for poor communities in developed countries presents unique challenges. In these settings, people have limited access to a variety of resources which result in challenges in daily life. Constraints in these settings include infrastructure, ...