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Help or hindrance? : an investigation into learning through web interfaces

dc.contributor.advisorCook, Donalden_ZA
dc.contributor.authorBowra, Tamsinen_ZA
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dc.description.abstractA usability study was designed with these issues in mind, to determine the influence of interface design on learning in an educational institution in Namibia. A pilot study identified obstacles and served to enhance the main study in which two web interfaces were used; one poorly designed and one well-designed. Learners from the institution were recorded during their interaction with the websies and then assessed for learning achievement. The results indicated that interface design can influence learning. However, research with a larger sample is necessary to fully understand the cultural and characteristic influences of Namibia's learners on reading and writing using the web.en_ZA
dc.subject.otherInformation Technologyen_ZA
dc.titleHelp or hindrance? : an investigation into learning through web interfacesen_ZA
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Cape Town
dc.publisher.facultyFaculty of Scienceen_ZA
dc.publisher.departmentDepartment of Computer Scienceen_ZA

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