189-103_L03_Wayfinding

189-103_L03_Wayfindi - Information Technology Informatics(04:189:103:01 Wayfinding Lecture 3 Voorhees Hall 105 Stew Mohr Ph.D and Joe Sanchez Ph.D

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1 Information Technology & Informatics (04:189:103:01) Wayfinding Lecture 3 Voorhees Hall 105 Stew Mohr, Ph.D. , and Joe Sanchez, Ph.D.
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 2 Today’s Agenda Reprise the internet digital information fluency, Anderson’s “Long Tail” model, quality website characteristics Wayfinding IT in the News …? Active learning: “We Googled You” Case Study Preview upcoming assignments Review materials and readings for Thursday’s class
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 3 Reprise Quick Fly-over of the Internet Internet A vast, uncontrolled but standards-compliant network of computers (and the network itself with routers, hubs, edge switches, LANs, WANs, MANs and so on) that is available almost anywhere in the world. Basically, when you sign on to the Internet, you become a part of it. WWW (World Wide Web, W3) A collection of online “documents” on Internet servers worldwide. World Wide Web documents are written in HTML. In order to use the World Wide Web, you must have a World Wide Web browser. www.computertips.com . (2004). http://www.computertips.com/glossaryint.htm#sectI
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 4 Reprise Metaverse Shared, collective online space comprised of… Virtual worlds Augmented reality Internet Gaming environments
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 5 Reprise Digital Information Fluency Model
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 6 Reprise Anderson’s “Long Tail” Model Image sourcehttp://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.kauffman.org/uploadedImages/
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 7 Reprise Quality Website Characteristics Excellent architecture Embedded metadata Logical and easy navigation Live links that provide more information and references to additional detail Menus that are intuitive and understandable Readable and attractive text Pleasing aesthetics Authoritative (possesses cognitive authority) … and what other factors would you consider? Animation?
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 8 Reprise the Concept of Cognitive Authority Cognitive Authority refers to a person or information from a person that exhibits: competence trustworthiness reliable reputation intrinsic plausibility of claims repeated plausibility credibility charismatic authority Is related to credibility. Is usually understood to be a person or information or knowledge object that propels us to take action .
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 9 Wayfinding Wayfinding
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 10 Tools That Help in Wayfinding In the past… Maps Charts Sextants Landmarks Today… We still have the information from maps, etc. But we also have RFID chips and GPS systems.
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Lecture 3 ITI 103 11 Wayfinding in the Context of Information Technology Refers to things people know and do in order to find their way in going from one place to another. This often involves a computer and understanding its landscape…knowing where you are…and how to get to your destination.
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189-103_L03_Wayfindi - Information Technology Informatics(04:189:103:01 Wayfinding Lecture 3 Voorhees Hall 105 Stew Mohr Ph.D and Joe Sanchez Ph.D

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