Designing interactivity in media interfaces: a communications perspective

  title={Designing interactivity in media interfaces: a communications perspective},
  author={S. S. Sundar and Q. Xu and Saraswathi Bellur},
  • S. S. Sundar, Q. Xu, Saraswathi Bellur
  • Published in CHI 2010
  • Computer Science
  • Interactivity has become ubiquitous in the digital media landscape. Numerous interactive tools are designed, tested, deployed and evaluated. Yet, we do not have generalizable knowledge about the larger concept of interactivity and its psychological impact on user experience. As a first step toward a theory of interface interactivity, this paper identifies three species of interactivity corresponding to three central elements of communication - source, medium, and message. Interactivity situated… CONTINUE READING
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