Text Displays: Analysis and Systematic Design

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Educational Technology, 1991 - Technology & Engineering - 393 pages
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Contents

7 LOOK ATTRIBUTES
197
RELATIONSHIPS AMONG DISPLAY PARAMETERS
199
A TAXONOMY OF LOOK ATTRIBUTES
200
DEPLOYMENT PARAMETERS AND LOOK ATTRIBUTES
218
LOOK ATTRIBUTES AND CUE EFFECTIVENESS
220
LOOK ATTRIBUTE DETERMINANTS OF CUE CHARACTERISTICS
225
8 A TEXT DISPLAY MODEL
229
INTRODUCTION
231

THE ROLE OF TEXTS IN INSTRUCTION
33
FOUR POTENTIAL ROLES FOR DISPLAY CUES
37
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING CUES
40
II ANALYSIS
47
3 LEARNER RESPONSES
49
A RESPONSE TAXONOMY
51
ACCESS RESPONSES
52
LEARNING RESPONSES
62
MOTIVATION RESPONSES
69
SUMMARY
73
4 TEXT DEPLOYMENT AND INFORMATION PROCESSING
75
A TAXONOMY OF PRINT PARAMETERS
77
PRINT PARAMETER EFFECTS ON INFORMATION DEPLOYMENT
80
TEXT DEPLOYMENTS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING
86
A TAXONOMY OF PROCESSING ATTRIBUTES
88
SUMMARY
102
5 THE LOOK OF A PAGE
107
HOW PRINT PARAMETER USAGE AFFECTS THE LOOK OF A PAGE
109
A LOOK IS CREATED IN TWO WAYS
111
PRINT PARAMETERS AND DISPLAY MECHANISMS
112
ATTRIBUTES OF PRINT PARAMETER USAGE
118
ILLUSTRATIONS OF PRINT PARAMETER USAGE
122
INTERCHANGEABILITY OF PRINT PARAMETER USAGE
142
DEPLOYMENT OF INFORMATION AND THE LOOK OF A PAGE
143
SUMMARY
145
6 DEPLOYMENT PARAMETERS
147
INTRODUCTION
149
COMPLEXITY OF TEXT DISPLAYS
150
A TEXT DISPLAY VOCABULARY
154
INTERRELATIONSHIPS AMONG THE PARAMETERS
160
A TAXONOMY OF DEPLOYMENT PARAMETERS
162
PRINT PARAMETER DETERMINANTS OF DEPLOYMENT PARAMETERS
191
LEVELS IN THE ANALYSIS OF TEXT DISPLAYS
192
SUMMARY
195
ROLE OF DEPLOYMENTS AND THE LOOK OF A PAGE
246
A MODEL OF HOW TEXT DISPLAYS WORK
250
III APPLIED PRESCRIPTIONS
253
9 MATCHING DISPLAY CUES AND RESPONSES
255
INTERCHANGEABILITY OF DISPLAY CUES
257
TYPES OF TEXT DISPLAYS AND TYPES OF AUDIENCES
261
SUMMARY
283
10 DISPLAY STRATEGIES
285
DISPLAY STRATEGIES AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES
287
GOALS OF DISPLAY STRATEGIES
288
OVERVIEW OF DISPLAY STRATEGIES
291
STRATEGY COMPONENTS FOR CREATING DISPLAY UNITS
292
STRATEGIES TO CONTROL OR FACILITATE RESPONSES
300
APPLICATIONS SERVED BY DISPLAY STRATEGIES
306
MANAGING THE GLOBAL LOOK OF A PAGE
316
11 APPLICATIONS
319
INTRODUCTION
321
DISPLAYS FOR RECALLINGAPPLYING FACTS
322
DISPLAYS FOR DEFINING CONCEPTS
334
DISPLAYS FOR FOLLOWING PROCEDURES
341
DISPLAYS FOR PRACTICE EXERCISES
349
ANNOUNCING DISPLAY CONVENTIONS IN ADVANCE
351
SUMMARY
353
IV CONCLUSION
355
12 SUMMARY
357
QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT TEXT DISPLAYS
359
WHAT IS THE STATUS OF TEXT GROUPINGS AS DISPLAY UNITS?
360
WHAT IS THE STATUS OF THE LOOK OF A PAGE?
361
WHAT IS THE STATUS OF TEXT DEPLOYMENTS?
363
IMPLICATIONS
365
REFERENCES
367
GLOSSARY
369
INDEX
385
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