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HCI Bundle
     

HCI Bundle

by Janice (Ginny) Redish, Jeff Johnson
 

This is an essential bundle for anyone who needs to know any thing about human computer interaction, giving practical guidance and easy to understand theory that will prove invaluable to the success of your website or information appliance.

Letting Go of the Words will help you write successfully for web users. It offers strategy, process, and tactics for

Overview

This is an essential bundle for anyone who needs to know any thing about human computer interaction, giving practical guidance and easy to understand theory that will prove invaluable to the success of your website or information appliance.

Letting Go of the Words will help you write successfully for web users. It offers strategy, process, and tactics for creating or revising content for the web and helps you plan, organize, write, design, and test web content that will make web users come back again and again to your site.

GUI Bloopers 2.0 looks at user interface design bloopers from commercial software, web sites, web applications, and information appliances, explaining how these mistakes are made - and how you can avoid them.

Bundle together to save you money, this is the quickest and cheapest way to get all the tips you need to increase usability, whatever your system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123748621
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/03/2008

Meet the Author

Janice (Ginny) Redish has been helping clients and colleagues communicate clearly for more than 20 years. For the past ten years, her focus has been helping people create usable and useful web sites. A linguist by training, Ginny is passionate about understanding how people think, how people read, how people use web sites - and helping clients write web content that meets web users' needs in the ways in which they work. Ginny loves to teach and mentor - and to practice what she preaches. She turns research into practical guidelines that her clients and students can apply immediately to their web sites. Ginny's earlier books received rave reviews for being easy to read and easy to use, as well as comprehensive and full of great advice. She is co-author of two classic books on usability:
• A Practical Guide to Usability Testing (with Joseph Dumas)
• User and Task Analysis for Interface Design (with JoAnn Hackos) She is also the author of the section on writing on www.usability.gov. Ginny's work and leadership in the usability and plain language communities have earned her numerous awards, including the Rigo Award from the ACM Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication and the Alfred N. Goldsmith Award from the IEEE Professional Communication Society. Ginny is a Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication and a past member of the Board of Directors of both the Society for Technical Communication and the Usability Professionals' Association.

Jeff Johnson is president and principal consultant at UI Wizards, Inc., a product usability consulting firm (www.uiwizards.com). He has worked in the field of Human-Computer Interaction since 1978—as software designer and implementer, usability tester, manager, researcher at several computer and telecommunications companies, and consultant. In the course of his career, he has written many articles, cowritten several books, and given numerous presentations on a variety of topics in Human-Computer Interaction.

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