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RAA 5: MySpace and Facebook: Applying the Uses and Gratifications Theory to Exploring Friend-Networking Sites (TECH 621)

This study aims to determine (1) why people use these friend-networking sites, (2) what the characteristics are of the typical college student, and (3) what uses and gratifications are met by using these sites...

RAA 4: Twitter Adoption and Use in Mass Convergence and Emergency Events (TECH 621)

This study examines how Twitter is used to distribute information at mass convergence and emergency events...

RAA 3: How people are using Twitter during Conferences (TECH 621)

This study shows evidence on how Twitter can enhance the knowledge of a given group or community by micro-connecting a diverse online audience. So basically, it aims to determine how individuals are using Twitter at conferences and if it is an effective networking tool...

RAA 2: Beyond Microblogging: Conversation and Collaboration (TECH 621)

This study aims to determine how well Twitter supports user-to-user exchanges, what people are using Twitter for, and what usage or design modifications would make it (more) usable as a tool for collaboration....

RAA 1: Why we twitter: understanding microblogging usage and communities

This research was conducted to find out why people use twitter. It explores the usage of Twitter as well as the communities formed in Twitter....

RAA 5: The impact of information architecture (CGT 512)

This study addresses how information architectures affect the ability of individuals to navigate a site. The site they used was the Dalhousie University’s Web Site, and it was selected because it had previously received awards for design and it had a limited number of options for navigating the site...

RAA 4: Information Scent as a Driver of Web Behavior Graphs (CGT 512)

The first purpose of this study was to collect data, which can be used to identify the forging methods employed by users on simple tasks. The second purpose of this study was to to develop a methodology for studying the Web and other information...

RAA 3: Measuring end-user availability on the Web (CGT 512)

This study aimed to measure the availability, performance, and quality of service for service applications on a network. Traditional hardware and software measures seem to mislead and are inadequate. They propose looking at end-user experience, which will hopefully provide more meaningful benchmark measures of quality of service...

RAA 2: Usability Testing vs. Heuristic Evaluation (CGT 512)

This article focuses on why usability testing is still needed. Recently, many people have been trying to say usability testing is not needed anymore due to the fact that heuristic evaluation (inspection method) can find problems quicker and cheaper when compared together...

RAA 1 (CGT 512): A study of Web usability for older adults seeking online health resources

The purpose of this study was to report on how older individuals have trouble with the internet as their age increases. The researchers wanted to find what features were hardest for people with failing vision, motor skills, literacy, etc. to use. Their overarching goal was...

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