Join Historypin and UCLDH to geo-tag artworks from the Imperial War Museums’ First World War art collection.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:53:57 +0000
Historypin is setting up shop in one of the UCL cluster rooms and asking anyone who is interested in crowdsourcing to help with geo-tag 100s of paintings around the globe. 17:30 Wednesday 26th February B29, Foster Court We have been given access to the Imperial War Museums’ astounding First World War art collection. We need [...]Read more...
MLA Convention 2014, Chicago
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:12:37 +0000
by Kelli Massa The MLA (Modern Language Association) Convention was held in Chicago, Illinois, USA from 8 January to 12 January 2014, just days after the first wave of the polar vortex struck North America freezing the shores of Lake Michigan. I attended the convention on behalf of UCLDH to [...]Read more...
Think-aloud studies of information behaviour
Publication date: Jan 28, 2013 3:20:59 PM
Feb 5, 2013 1:00:00 PM
End: Feb 5, 2013 2:00:00 PM
Location: G31, Foster Court
In this Painless Introduction, Stephann Makri will discuss how to plan and conduct think-aloud observations of digital information behaviour. This will be an interactive and discursive Painless Introduction where you will be directly involved in planning a study aimed at looking at how information is acquired, interpreted and used.
After the planning is
done, an audience member will be invited to participate in the study and we
will discuss how digital information environments can be designed to better
support their digital information behaviour.
Stephann Makri is a
Research Associate at UCL Interaction Centre.
His research looks at how people acquire, interpret and use information in the
context of their work and how this understanding can be fed into the
user-centred design and evaluation of digital information environments.
Stephann is currently working on a £1.82m UK Research Council funded project
Chance Encounters in the Space of Ideas,
which has involved gaining a rich understanding of peoples' examples of
serendipity (including coming across information serendipitously) and using
this understanding to inform the design of digital information environments
aimed at creating opportunities for 'happy accidents.'
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