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Archive for November, 2009

Happy World Usability Day!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on November 12th, 2009

Happy World Usability Day! Today is World Usability Day with the theme “Designing for a Sustainable World”. Check out the World Usability Day website for information on local and online events. There is a lot of great stuff going on around the world! The events map nicely displays how world wide this is. Of course, […]

Screen Space 11: Usability & Usability Testing 101

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on November 12th, 2009

[Podcast Transcript] In Episode 11 of Screen Space: Usability & Usability Testing 101 Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and new media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is Episode 11 of Screen Space: Usability & Usability Testing 101. This episode is a short […]

 
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Giving a little to get a lot: Charities and Social Media

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on November 5th, 2009

What do charities do better than fortune 500 companies? They blog more and make greater use of social networking media. Perhaps this is not too surprising, but it is interesting… According to this study by Barnes and Mattson, completed in 2008, 89% of charities (or 89% of the 200 largest charities according to Forbes.com) used […]

New Tech Comm Journal: Rhetoric, Professional Communication, and Globalization

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on November 1st, 2009

Here is info on a new Tech Comm journal: Rhetoric, Professional Communication, and Globalization : Rhetoric, Professional Communication, and Globalization Barry Thatcher (Founder/Editor-in-Chief), New Mexico State University Kirk St. Amant (Assistant Editor-in-Chief), East Carolina University This Journal publishes research articles on the theory, practice, and teaching of professional communication in critical global contexts such as […]