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Restroom Usability Fail!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 6th, 2012

Why consistency and ease of learning are vital—even in bathrooms.   So, here I am at a conference for usability and user experience, with usability more on my mind than it is even normally. Deep in thought on some very important usability issue, I am sure, I found myself starting to walk into the doorway […]

I’m at the Usability Professionals’ Association Conference!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 4th, 2012

I’m at the Usability Professionals’ Association Conference! This week, I am attending the Usability Professionals Association (UPA) 2012 Annual Conference! The theme this year is “Leadership.” I will be tweeting and blogging the conference, so you can share some of the fabulous experience and information. You can follow everyone’s tweets with the Twitter hashtag #UPA2012. […]

Sound Usability!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on February 26th, 2012

I just got back from the wonderful Symposium on Usability, Information Design, and Information Interaction to Communicate Complex Information. I have some posts planned covering some of the content from the Symposium. I presented at the Symposium, combining my love of usability with my love of podcasts and podcasting: “Sound Usability: Usability heuristics and guidelines […]

[Podcast Transcript] Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and digital media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is episode 15 of Screen Space, “An interview with Justin Lewis on ‘Copyleft, Digital Pirates, and Content Creation with Remixing.’” I am your host, Dr. Jennifer L. […]

 
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[Podcast Transcript] Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and digital media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is episode 14 of Screen Space, “An interview with Sarah Brown on ‘Personal Branding and Online Identity Construction.’” I am your host, Dr. Jennifer L. Bowie. I […]

 
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[Podcast Transcript] Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and digital media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is episode 13 of Screen Space “An interview with Lars Söderlund on “Gradual Growth Web Design: Guides, Regularity, and Product” (or “Guns Ruin Picnics”).” I am your […]

 
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ATTW 2011 Title: Analyzing the Interplay between Visual-verbal Rhetorical Strategies in Multimodal Documents Presenter: Suguru Ishizaki, Carnegie Mellon University Session: B.6 – Visualizing Technical Communication Time & Location: Room: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm M109 (Marquis Level) Key Points and Take Aways: The visual and verbal elements on a page give us a master narrative/holistic […]

ATTW 2011 Title: Networks of Data, Designers, and Users: The New Visual Rhetoric of Interactive Data Visualization Presenter: Charles J. Kostelnick, Iowa State University Session: B.6 – Visualizing Technical Communication Time & Location: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm, Room: M109 (Marquis Level) Key Points and Take Aways: Interesting look at huge data displays online including […]

Usability Conference in ATL: It is not too late!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on December 16th, 2010

I had intended to submit to the 2011 Usability Professionals Association conference since the conference will be in Atlanta. However, tenure and teaching did not provide the time this summer to submit a proposal. So, I was delighted to see that there is a second call for posters and idea markets. I have copied the […]

CFP Computers & Writing 2011: Writing in Motion

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 16th, 2010

The CFP, copied below: Writing in Motion: Traversing Public/Private Spaces Call for Program Proposals Proposals due November 15, 2010 Invitations sent by January 31, 2011 Writing is in motion as never before: students text one another on the go and around the clock; colleagues and friends use wikis to brainstorm and to co-author important documents; […]