SCCI 2012

Symposium on Usability, Information Design, and Information Interaction to Communicate Complex Information

February 24-25, 2012
East Carolina University
Greenville NC


8:30-9 Opening session
9-10 Decker-Maurer –  Method madness: A usability testing research case study
10-11 Bowie –  Sound Usability? Usability findings and heuristics from a usability study of podcasting
11-12 Smith –  How do emergency managers use the hurricane cone of uncertainty?
12-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3 Barnum –  Keynote: The rhetoric of heuristic evaluation: What works best for your users?
3-4 Wilkes – The role of “Big Data” in usability
4-5 Still – Effective, affordable eye tracking
6:30-?? Casual dinner/party at Mike Albers’s house


8-9 Still – Diagnosing complexity: The use of eye tracking gaze plots to interpret web site navigational issues
9-10 Kim – Complications in user-centered design methodology: overcoming social pressures in focus groups
10-11 Friess – Do usability evaluators do what we think usability evaluators do
11-12 Albers – Information analysis: A complex socio-technical problem in HII
12-1 Lunch & Wrap up
12:45 Leave for airport