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Review Questions Review Questions for Chapter 1 REVIEW QUESTION 1.1 What is the difference between the terms ‘user interface’ and ‘human–computer  interaction’? REVIEW QUESTION 1.2 What is the importance of good user interface design? What are the potential  consequences of poor user interface design?  Review Questions for Chapter 2 REVIEW QUESTION 2.1 What are the main advantages and disadvantages of direct and indirect observation?  Review Questions for Chapter 3 REVIEW QUESTION 3.1 List the main activities involved in gathering requirements.  REVIEW QUESTION 3.2 Bargain Foods   is a discount supermarket that uses laser scanning technology for  reading barcodes on grocery items. Who would be the real users of the system? Who  would be the secondary users of the system?
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Review Questions for Chapter 4 REVIEW QUESTION 4.1 Define the terms goal, task and action. REVIEW QUESTION 4.2 What is a mental model? REVIEW QUESTION 4.3 Give the three main differences between structural and functional models.  Review Questions for Chapter 5 REVIEW QUESTION 5.1 What is the difference between a design principle and a design rule?  REVIEW QUESTION 5.2 Figure 1 is an illustration of the home page for the OU Learner’s Guide website. How  well does it support the laws of proximity, similarity, closure and continuity?
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Figure 1 The OU Learner’s Guide REVIEW QUESTION 5.3 Define visibility, affordance and feedback. Review Questions for Chapter 6 REVIEW QUESTION 6.1 What kinds of prototyping could be useful during the early stages of system  development, i.e. during requirements gathering? 
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REVIEW QUESTION 6.2 List the types of things you will be assessing in (a) early evaluation, and (b) late  evaluation. Review Questions for Chapter 7 REVIEW QUESTION 7.1 Look back through Chapter 7 and list the characteristics of the approach that Tokairo  took that lead to their success in gathering user requirements. Review Questions for Chapter 8 REVIEW QUESTION 8.1 What are the benefits of good UI design?  REVIEW QUESTION 8.2 Define task scenario, use scenario, concrete use case and essential use case.  An essential use case is a high-level description of a task. It is similar to a concrete use case, but it is at a higher level of abstraction, and the two column headers are user’s purpose and system responsibility. Thus it is more concerned with what the user and system responsibilities are (or will be) rather than how they are achieved.
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REVIEW QUESTION 8.3 Define task object, class and child object. REVIEW QUESTION 8.4
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