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This sounds like an interesting study; I'd like to see the results when you
finish with them, and probably others would as well.

What other data did you gather (if any) besides user satisfaction?

-- Louise

At 01:22 PM 7/28/97 -0500, Lara Ashmore wrote:
>I recently conducted a randomized field study as a pilot for my
>dissertation on the effects of navigation maps on Web site usability. I
>used the Dynamic Diagrams MAPA site map as one of my treatments along with
>a simpler static image map and also had a control group who used no site
>map at all.
>
>I am still in the process of analyzing all of my data, but it looks like
>the site maps had a significant effect such on user satisfaction and the
>treatment groups who used the DD Map had the highest overall satisfaction
>(the majority of the participants were self-classified as intermediate or
>expert internet users and most were from technical backgrounds).  I will be
>presenting the results of my study at WebNet97 in Toronto in October but if
>anyone is interested in my thoughts on the Dynamic Diagrams Site maps,
>please let me know.
>[...]

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Louise Penberthy                                Voice:  (404) 875-5620
Project Manager, Interface Designer             Fax:  (404) 870-0895
Atlantis New Media, Inc.                        [log in to unmask]
390 Trabert Ave., Atlanta, GA  30309            www.atlnewmedia.com

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