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The Personality of Terms and Concepts Used in Online Material

A. Dawn Shaikh, Barbara S. Chaparro, & Doug Fox Summary. This article presents results from a study investigating the personality of terms and concepts used in online content. Participants were asked to rate 120 terms or career names on three

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Does the Typeface of a Resume Impact Our Perception of the Applicant?

By Shaikh, A. D. & Fox, D. Summary. Resumes play an important role when applying for a job. Unfortunately, many applicants focus only on the content of the resume and not the physical appearance. The typeface chosen to display the

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The Effect of Website Typeface Appropriateness on the Perception of a Company’s Ethos

By A. Dawn Shaikh* Summary. This study investigated the effect of website typeface appropriateness on the perception of the site’s company. Results indicate that typefaces that are high in appropriateness should be used for websites. Neutral and low appropriate typefaces

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Summer Internship @ Google, Inc.: Accessibility Experiences

By A. D. Shaikh, Wichita State University P. Strain, Queens University Belfast, UK Note: This article is based on a paper accepted for CHI 2007 (Strain, Shaikh, & Boardman). Summary. This paper summarizes some of the major lessons learned about

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The Effect of Typeface on the Perception of Email

By A. D. Shaikh, D. Fox, & B. S. Chaparro Summary. This study investigated the effect that a font has on the reader’s perception of an email. Based on a previous study by Shaikh, Chaparro, and Fox (2006), a sample

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