Simple Widgets and Deep Knowledge: Deconstructing the Text Field Widget by Chauncey Wilson
Usability Professionals' Association 2011 Conference IGNITE session
Simple Widgets and Deep Knowledge: Deconstructing the Text Field Widget
Think text fields are straightforward and simple? Chauncey Wilson shows us otherwise in this IGNITE talk from the Usability Professionals' Association 20th International Conference. (Atlanta, GA - June 2011)
Chauncey Wilson has spent more than 20 years as an engineering psychologist, user interface designer, usability engineer, and product development manager. His academic background includes a physics degree and graduate training in social psychology, human factors engineering, and statistics. His consulting clients have included Microsoft, FedEx, Lotus, Reuters, and 3COM. He is past president of the Northern New England chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) and the STC Usability SIG, and member of the Usability Professionals' Association, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, and the ACM SIGCHI. He co-wrote "The Usability Engineering Framework for Product Design and Evaluation" in the 2nd edition of The Handbook of HCI edited by Landauer and Prabhu, and has presented on the psychology of victimization, research ethics, cyber law, usability methods, web design, and documentation usability.
You can follow Chauncey on Twitter at @chaunsee.