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Derek L. Hansen is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland’s iSchool and director for the Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information (, a multidisciplinary research center focused on harnessing the power of novel social technologies to support the needs of real and virtual communities. He is also an active(More)
Numerous studies have identified links among culture, user preferences, and Web site usability. Most of these studies were reports of findings from a behavioral perspective in explaining how cultural factors affect processes of Web-related content design and use. Based on the research of Vygotsky and Nisbett, the authors propose a broader model, referred to(More)
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The evolution of human–computer interaction design (HCID) over the last 20 years suggests that there is a growing need for educational scholars to consider new and more applicable theoretical models of interactive product design. The authors suggest that such paradigms would call for an approach that would equip HCID students with a better understanding of(More)