"This is the kind of book I've been searching for!" ― Robert Renman, Augustana University College
"I used your textbook in draft form this past semester for my undergraduate HCI course. It was fantastic. The students loved it, I loved it, and we had a great time. I think they learned a lot." ― Mary Jane Wiltshire, School of Engineering, University of Portland
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Here is a book that presents Web design as an application of key ideas of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
This text is the only one of its kind that addresses Human-Computer Interaction as it relates to website design. It stresses HCI principles, not just Web implementation techniques. The book provides a working knowledge of Web design. aimed at creating Web pages and sites that are attractive and user-friendly. while allowing students to become familiar with the concepts and terminology of Web design as a basis for further study.Major themes include:
- Human Computer Interaction: Chapters 1-8 cover the importance of knowing your customer and the significance of visual and content organization of a website, as well as navigation design and the crucial issues of prototyping and user testing.
- Supporting Disciplines: The impact of color, typography, and multimedia are discussed in terms of website development.
- Major Web Issues: The significance of accessibility, globalization, and personalization are discussed in the context of a successful website.
Rich in pedagogy, the book contains more than 300 review questions, exercises, and projects. A full suite of instructor supplements is also available.
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