Designing Cues for Recreational Parks to Support Wayfinding Behaviors

@article{Soh2003DesigningCF,
  title={Designing Cues for Recreational Parks to Support Wayfinding Behaviors},
  author={Boon Kee Soh and Tonya L. Smith-Jackson},
  journal={Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting},
  year={2003},
  volume={47},
  pages={913 - 917}
}
Environmental landmarks are required for effective wayfinding when using maps, but landmarks such as signs are not always designed on the basis of human factors principles. This study was designed to investigate map design guidelines, wayfinding behaviors, and environmental cues that affect wayfinding. Thirty-six participants hiked on a designated trail in an outdoor park using the think aloud method. Observational and interview data were collected to examine how the participants interacted… 

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