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Kindle According to Norman
Brittney Huntington
A look at Kindle
• Designer goals and
reader expectations
unclear
• Book?
• Not a book?
• Better than a book?
• Young. (20...
Kindle Display Design
Conceptual Models:
1. Designers Model
2. Users Model
3. System Image
– Mapping
– Clarke et al (2002)
Kindle Affordances
• Buttons
–Positioning
–Size
• Keyboard
–Mayer’s pre-training principle:
similar to many other devices
...
Kindle Decision Tree
Reading w Kindle
Book Magazine Newspaper
Wuthering Heights New York Times Wall Street Journal
Blog
Th...
Constraints to Kindle Display
Design
Older Versions
1. Mobility
2. Note-Taking
Newer Versions
1. Navigation between
pages
...
References
• Clarke, D., Goodwin, S., Samuelson, T., Coker, C.
(2002). A Qualitative assessment of the Kindle e- book
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A look at Amazon Kindle design in reference to Norman's book "The Design of Everyday Things"

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  1. 1. Kindle According to Norman Brittney Huntington
  2. 2. A look at Kindle • Designer goals and reader expectations unclear • Book? • Not a book? • Better than a book? • Young. (2009)
  3. 3. Kindle Display Design Conceptual Models: 1. Designers Model 2. Users Model 3. System Image – Mapping – Clarke et al (2002)
  4. 4. Kindle Affordances • Buttons –Positioning –Size • Keyboard –Mayer’s pre-training principle: similar to many other devices used in everyday life like smartphones and computers. • Screen Display Clarke et al. (2002) focus group study Mayer, R., (2005). The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning. Cambridge University Press
  5. 5. Kindle Decision Tree Reading w Kindle Book Magazine Newspaper Wuthering Heights New York Times Wall Street Journal Blog The Hunger Games The New Yorker Sports Illustrated Perez Hilton
  6. 6. Constraints to Kindle Display Design Older Versions 1. Mobility 2. Note-Taking Newer Versions 1. Navigation between pages 2. Simultaneous Browsing 3. Small Screen Size still a problem Brown et al.(2001)
  7. 7. References • Clarke, D., Goodwin, S., Samuelson, T., Coker, C. (2002). A Qualitative assessment of the Kindle e- book reader: results from initial focus groups. Performance Measurement and Metrics, 9, 118-129. • Brown, G.J. (2001). Beyond Print: Reading Digitally, Library Hi Tech, 19, 390-399. • Mayer, R. (2005). The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning. Cambridge University Press. • Norman, R. (1969) The Design of Everyday Things. Currency and Doubleday: New York.
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