Margaret E. (Peggy) Toldy, Ph.D.
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership

2354 Fairchild Drive, Suite 6L-109
United States Air Force Academy, Colorado 80840

 

E-mail:  margaret.toldy@usafa.edu

Phone:  719-33-4984

 

Ph.D. Dissertation and Experiments

 

Latest Version

Complete dissertation as .pdf

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Experiment 071000
ORIGINAL ORDER

No Link Color Change

Cumulative Link Color Change

Task Specific Link Color Change

No heading feedback

071000 

    NO color change of links when links are visited

    NO heading-level feedback of # of subordinate links visited

071020    (Current real world procedure)

   Cumulative color change of links when links are visited

   NO heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

071030

   Search (task) specific color change of links when links are visited

    NO heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

Heading feedback (cumulative)

071015 NO Cumulative color change of links when links are visited

   Heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

071025

   Cumulative color change of links when links are visited

   Heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

 

Heading feedback (task specific)

071010

  Search (task) specific color change of links when links are visited

   Heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

 

071035 Proposed improvements to real world procedures)

    Search (task) specific color change of links when links are visited

    Heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

 

Experiment 071000
REVISED ORDER

No Link Color Change

Cumulative Link Color Change

Task Specific Link Color Change

No heading feedback

071001 NO color change of links when links are visited

    NO heading-level feedback of # of subordinate links visited

071021    (Current real world procedure)

   Cumulative color change of links when links are visited

   NO heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

071031

   Search (task) specific color change of links when links are visited

    NO heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

Heading feedback (cumulative)

071016   NO Cumulative color change of links when links are visited

   Heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

071026

   Cumulative color change of links when links are visited

   Heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

 

Heading feedback (task specific)

071011

  Search (task) specific color change of links when links are visited

   Heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

 

071036 (Proposed improvements to real world procedures)

    Search (task) specific color change of links when links are visited

    Heading-level feedback of # of sublinks visited

Expt041022

 

Expt040423

 

Expt030303

 

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0137759. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.