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Constructing User-Centered Websites: The Early Design Phases of Small to Medium Sites

By Michael Bernard Much has been said about the early phases in the design process of websites. However, the majority of this discussion has focused on the communication between the web designer and the client, such as establishing a "feel"

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Does Computer-Mediated Collaboration Really Improve Group Communication? Our General Findings

By Michael Bernard, Ta-Tao Chuang1, & Shahid Ali2 As companies continue to expand world-wide, effective communication among project teams and employees becomes a serious challenge. This has not only made it a necessity for businesses to share information electronically, but

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Finding Information on the Web: Does the Amount of Whitespace Really Matter?

By Michael Bernard, Barbara Chaparro, & R. Thomasson It has been a long-held notion that the use of open space or “whitespace” adds not only to the attractiveness of the design of a written publication, but adds to the functionality

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Computer and World Wide Web Usage of WSU Undergraduates

By Barbara Chaparro, Michael Bernard, P. Moseley, & B. Bartelloni Students entering college today are faced with many educational technology opportunities – "smart" classrooms, web-enhanced courses, and computerized testing. Web usage surveys to-date have primarily been done with experienced web

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