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Conversations Around Design Sketches: Use Of Communication Channels For Sharing Mental Models During Concept Generation, Nik Shahman Nik Ahmad Ariff, Petra Badke-Schaub, Ozgur Eris Oct 2012

Conversations Around Design Sketches: Use Of Communication Channels For Sharing Mental Models During Concept Generation, Nik Shahman Nik Ahmad Ariff, Petra Badke-Schaub, Ozgur Eris

Ozgur Eris

In this paper, we present an exploratory protocol study on the use of different communication channels during design sketching. We focus on how individual designers share their mental models with other designers in a group, and analyse their use of graphical, textual, and verbal communications during concept generation.

Our findings suggest that verbal communication plays a role in the sharing of individual mental models during sketching, and complements graphical and textual communication channels. However, design teams can still function without verbal communication in that respect, and address design problems. They seem to compensate for the absence of the verbal communication ...


Avoiding Prezilepsy: Organization Strategies To Reduce Motion Sickness Caused By Prezis, Shawn Apostel Apr 2012

Avoiding Prezilepsy: Organization Strategies To Reduce Motion Sickness Caused By Prezis, Shawn Apostel

Shawn Apostel

No abstract provided.


Visual Presentation Aids In The Communication Center: Tips And Techniques For Providing Useful Design Feedback, Shawn Apostel Apr 2012

Visual Presentation Aids In The Communication Center: Tips And Techniques For Providing Useful Design Feedback, Shawn Apostel

Shawn Apostel

No abstract provided.


Brainstorming In The Cloud: Using Prezi Meeting To Facilitate Feedback During The Topic Selecting And Organizing Stage Of The Composition Process, Shawn Apostel Mar 2012

Brainstorming In The Cloud: Using Prezi Meeting To Facilitate Feedback During The Topic Selecting And Organizing Stage Of The Composition Process, Shawn Apostel

Shawn Apostel

No abstract provided.


Communication Center Ethos: Remediating Space, Encouraging Collaboration, Russell Carpenter, Shawn Apostel Dec 2011

Communication Center Ethos: Remediating Space, Encouraging Collaboration, Russell Carpenter, Shawn Apostel

Shawn Apostel

A collection that examines the centers that support communication departments or across-the-curriculum programs as higher education focuses more attention on the communication field. The authors in this text address theoretical issues covering topics such as the importance of communication centers to higher education, the effects of communication centers on retention, critical thinking in the center, ethics, and more. These essays also explore ideas about center’s set-up and use of space, staff training, technology applications, and campus advertising and outreach. Communication Centers organizes cutting-edge knowledge of the theory and empirical research so as to serve practical use to peer tutors ...