User friendly: hand-on exhibits that work

Jeff Kennedy, Author


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Maker and Role
Jeff Kennedy, Author
Description
Manual on designing hands-on exhibits, specifically addressing 'human factors': "the study of the relationship between people and machines... In exhibits, sharp corners, confusing instructions, glare from reflective materials, and controls that are too high or too hard to turn are design problems that are all too common, but that might be avoided by greater attention to these concerns." - preface.

Contents:
Preface / introduction / the challenge of hands-on exhibits / human measurement: fitting the user / controls / eye pieces and viewers / interactive video and computers / audio exhibits / exhibit lighting / labels for hands-on exhibits / user friendly exhibit design checklist / notes / references
Physical Description
77 pages : illustrations, photographs (black and white) ; 21 x 27cm
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Accession No
92-088
Credit Line
Jeff Kennedy. User friendly: hand-on exhibits that work, 92-088. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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