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Author: Philip Barker, Bruce Ingraham, Tony Cook, Peter Funnell, Robert Sherratt, Brian Turton, Janice Whatley and Mantz Yorke




Reviews edited by Philip Barker Apology individuals process and react to computer-based information.
This new monograph by Christine Faulkner offers a useful introduction to this area. There were two copy-editing blunders in Clive Bettss review, in ALT-J 5 (3), of Shirley Fletchers Designing Competence-Based Train- The book is organized into nine chapters and a ing, one in paragraph 2 line 1, the other in glossary.
Each chapter is written in a standard paragraph 3 line 8.
The errors (the result of the format in that each concludes with a useful Editor, Gabriel Jacobs, trying to perform a final summary section, a set of references (both to proof of the journal at lightning speed in order source material that exists in paper-based to meet the printing deadline, and not of any publications and electronic items available on the mistake on the part of either Philip Barker or the Web), and a set of exercises that reinforce the University of Wales Press) hardly affected mean- concepts presented.
Throughout the book, ing, but the fact that they appeared in a review of diagrams are used in an effective way to illustrate a book on competence makes the embarrass- important issues. ment all the more telling.
The Editor apologizes, and thanks eagle-eyed readers.
He has decided to The opening chapter gives an overview of HCI read the book in the hope that such errors will and its multidisciplinary nature.
It examines the not recur. background to the subject and discusses its role as a discipline worthy of study.
In Chapter 2 the C.
Faulkner, The Essence of Human-Computer author discusses the users physical capabilities Interaction, London: Prentice Hall, 1998.
ISBN: cognition, vision, sound, touch, taste and smell and how these influence end-user interface 0-13-751975-3.
Paperback, 196 pages.
£14.95. design.
Chapter 3 goes on to consider the users Those who have ever been involved in mental capabilities.
This is quite an interesting developing CAL materials and-or resources to chapter in that it introduces many self-tests to support electronic course delivery will realize the enable readers to explore their own memory important role that end-user interfaces play abilities, although I was somewhat disappointed within the systems they develop.
It is through the that it did not contain any reference to the more end-user interface sub-system that users develop detailed seminal work by Card, Moran and their understanding of a software product and Newell (on the huma....

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