No HF discussion group today

Cancelled today due to Spring Break

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Christie Kelley: Perceived Organizational Support (POS) as a Predictor of Stigma…

A Master’s Thesis Defense by Christie Kelley
March 26, 2010
4:00 pm, Brackett 419

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Phillip Lipka: Sexual Minorities in the Workplace…

A Dissertation Defense
By Phillip Lipka
Friday, March 26th at 11 AM
419 Brackett Hall

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Departmental Awards for 2010

Congratulations to the following recipients of departmental awards:
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iTiger research and development project

For this week’s discussion group, Jenna and Nate has arranged for the iTiger team to present their research and development project, which is in need of human centered design and usability testing expertise.  This presentation will allow us as a department to explore an opportunity for interdisciplinary collaboration and new possibilities for courses and credit.  The iTiger team is made up of computer science, information management, and business graduate and undergraduate students.  Currently the students are enrolled for 1 credit hour of Creative Inquiry, but plan on increasing this to two or three credit hours in the future.  We will discuss and demo their technology as well as how their departments are dealing with interdisciplinary projects/classes such as this in their curriculum. Continue Reading →

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Rachel Rosenberg: The Effects of Headlight Intensity and Clothing Contrast on Pedestrian’s Estimates…

“The Effects of Headlight Intensity and Clothing Contrast on Pedestrian’s Estimates of their own Visibility at Night” by Rachel Rosenberg.

Thursday, January 28, 2010
9:00 AM
Brackett 419

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Linnea Smolentzov’s Paper Chosen as Outstanding Paper at SC Aging Research Day

HF student Linnea Smolentzov’s paper, “Older and Younger Adults Perceptions of ‘Smart’ Furniture”, was chosen as outstanding paper at the 6th Annual Aging Research Day, South Carolina.

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Microsoft User Experience (UX) Research Group

A few researchers from the Microsoft User Experience (UX) Research Group will be visiting the Clemson Psychology Department next week, Thursday and Friday, February 11 and 12.

At our Human Factors Discussion Group on Friday 2/12, they will give a presentation about UX Research at Microsoft and answer questions from the faculty and students.

If anyone has specific topics that they would like the Microsoft researchers to cover, send your request to Lee Gugerty in advance (gugerty@clemson.edu) and he will relay them to the Microsoft folks. Of course, you can also ask informal questions during the talk.

IMPORTANT TIME NOTE: HFDG next week, February 12, will be held at a DIFFERENT TIME than usual: 2:00 – 3:15 PM (but in the usual location, 419 Brackett)

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Investigations in Perception-Action Behaviors and Peer Influences in an Immersive Bicycling Simulator

Our guest speaker for this Week’s HF Discussion Group will be Sabarish Babu, a new professor in Clemson’s Division of Human-Centered Computing.

The title of his talk is “Investigations in Perception-Action Behaviors and Peer Influences in an Immersive Bicycling Simulator,” and a sampling of his research can be seen here: http://people.clemson.edu/~sbabu/index_files/Page477.htm

As usual, we will meet on Friday at 2:30 in the Psychology Conference Room, 419 Brackett Hall (accessible through room 418, across from the top of the ‘angled’ atrium stairs).

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ADA, ANSI, Signage, and Accidents

For this week’s HF Discussion Group Alan will present on some of the court cases that he has been working on.

Topics will include building codes, ADA, ANSI, signage and a new case with a serious accident involving a driver’s site distance and poor visibility.

As usual, we will meet Friday at 2:30 in the Psychology Conference Room, 419 Brackett Hall (accessible through room 418, across from the top of the ‘angled’ atrium stairs).

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