Structured Selection with a Multi-Modal Extended Selection List

"Abstract: The design of a special-purpose selection list is reviewed. As part of a performance-support application for classroom teachers, a means was needed for rapid selection from a large number of alternative words. By taking into account the inherent structure of the terms in the list, instead of treating it as a simple list of unspecified objects, a more efficient and more easily used design was achieved. By incorporating the structure of the alternatives, the design was also able to reflect and support best practices in classroom lesson planning." A design study from Constantine & Lockwood, Ltd. with an interesting approach to providing selections from large lists. Read the design study...

Posted by seralat at 10:25 AM on August 13, 2002
Filed in: IA - Practical Approaches