Posts tagged in Research methodology

Lazar, J., Heidi, J. and Hochheiser, H. (2010) Research methods in human-computer interaction. Wiley, Glasgow, Great Britain. 426 p.

Lazar et al. have gathered a nice collection of central methods in HCI, and also in analysing both quantitative and qualitative data. The part of analysis starts from the very beginning

Continue reading...Lazar, J., Heidi, J. and Hochheiser, H. (2010) Research methods in human-computer interaction. Wiley, Glasgow, Great Britain. 426 p.

GOULD, J.D., BOIES, S.J., AND LEWIS, C. 1991. Making usable, useful, productivity-enhancing computer applications. Communications of the ACM 34, 1, 74

Gould, Boies and Lewis (1991) elaborate on their own rules by emphasizing the need to act out the design for usability principles as a process, and by adding a fourth rule

Continue reading...GOULD, J.D., BOIES, S.J., AND LEWIS, C. 1991. Making usable, useful, productivity-enhancing computer applications. Communications of the ACM 34, 1, 74

GOULD, J.D. AND LEWIS, C. 1985. Designing for usability: key principles and what designers think. Communications of the ACM 28, 3, 300-311

Legends of UCD Gould and Lewis reported their famous Key principles for Design. These were later extended and adapted to most of our standards etc. I’d say a truly seminal work

Continue reading...GOULD, J.D. AND LEWIS, C. 1985. Designing for usability: key principles and what designers think. Communications of the ACM 28, 3, 300-311

Ostergaard et al. (2005) An experimental methodology for investigating communication in collaborative design review meetings, CoDesign, 1(3), pp. 169-185

Student groups were used to test different communication media in distributed design reviews. The tested media were face-to-face communication, audio and text (chat). The results show that the text based solution

Continue reading...Ostergaard et al. (2005) An experimental methodology for investigating communication in collaborative design review meetings, CoDesign, 1(3), pp. 169-185

Ellis, T.J. & Levy, Y. 2008. Framework of problem-based research: A guide for novice researchers on the development of a research-worthy problem

Informing Science Journal. Vol. 11. pp. 17–33. ISSN 1547-9684.

Another interesting article from the same duo Ellis&Levy, is on developing a good and well argued research

Continue reading...Ellis, T.J. & Levy, Y. 2008. Framework of problem-based research: A guide for novice researchers on the development of a research-worthy problem

Levy, Y. & Ellis, T.J. 2006. A systems approach to conduct an effective literature review in support of information systems research

Informing Science Journal. Vol. 9. pp. 181–212. ISSN 1547-9684.

This is not an HCI article, but an article useful in conducting research on any field. Levy

Continue reading...Levy, Y. & Ellis, T.J. 2006. A systems approach to conduct an effective literature review in support of information systems research