Shneiderman's Eight Golden Rules of Interface Design


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Ben Shneiderman is a distinguished professor at which academic institution?

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1. _____, commonly known in computer circles, is the study of methods that facilitate the smooth use of produced items.

2. Actions that are accessed in similar ways, related controls that are grouped together, and messaging that uses a uniform structure are examples of which Shneiderman golden rule?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

For this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you are asked about Ben Shneiderman's eight rules of interface design. Questions address the university where Shneiderman works along with how the undo button in Microsoft Word follows one of his rules.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Expect to find the following topics in the questions of the quiz:

  • Studying methods that facilitate using produced items
  • Actions accessed in similar ways
  • Simple error handling
  • The undo button in Microsoft Word

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can name the university that is home to Ben Shneiderman
  • Knowledge application use what you know to answer a question about simple error handling
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about Microsoft Word's undo button

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  • Informative feedback
  • Frequent shortcuts
  • Dialog design