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Re: web study on accessible wayfinding, please participate!


From: ckrugman@sbcglobal.net
Date: Mar 22, 2010 8:51PM

upon going to the intro page it says that participants in the study could
not have a visual or cognitive disability.
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From: "Carin Headrick" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Monday, March 22, 2010 1:29 PM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] web study on accessible wayfinding, please

> Hmmm. Will a blind person be able to participate? It talks about maps and
> arrows.
> Carin
> ----- Original Message -----
> Sent: Monday, March 22, 2010 6:03 AM
> Subject: [WebAIM] web study on accessible wayfinding, please participate!
> Dear All,
> The DiaSpace project in Bremen is running a quick (15 minute) online
> web study into how people give route instructions in dialogue. The
> goal is that our findings will help us develop more responsive
> wayfinding systems so that people who can't manually control their
> wheelchairs can interact via dialogue instead. Another application
> which we're working on is about helping elderly people find objects in
> their home by describing where they are in an understandable way.
> Please participate, and just as important, please forward this email
> on to your friends! We're really having a hard time getting enough
> participants who are native English speakers, as DiaSpace is based in
> Germany. The only conditions for participation are that participants
> be native or very fluent speakers of English and 18 years old or
> older. Here's the link to the experiment:
> http://kognition.informatik.uni-bremen.de/diaspace/CR/
> The experiment only takes 15 minutes, and if you're using Windows
> Vista, you'll need to run it on Firefox, as it won't work on Internet
> Explorer for Vista. (It works on Internet Explorer for other operating
> systems than Vista though.)
> Thanks very much for your help, and please feel free to send any
> questions about this experiment or research to;
> Dr Kavita Thomas
> the DiaSpace project:
> www.diaspace.org
> University of Bremen