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Building on last year’s success, GI 2016 will again include an Invited Speaker Series, featuring an additional seven dynamic speakers from graphics, HCI and visualization. These talks will be in addition to the two keynote speakers, and the three award talks from winners of the 2016 CHCCS Achievement Award and the 2015 Bill Buxton and Alain Fournier Ph.D. Dissertation awards.

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Wednesday, June 1 • 11:00 - 11:40
Invited Speaker Series: Andrea Bunt

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Invited Speaker Series
Session Chair: Karyn Moffatt

Supporting Software Learnability via Online Resources and Communities — Andrea Bunt (University of Manitoba)

Feature-rich software applications, such as Photoshop and AutoCad, are both powerful and notoriously difficult for users to master. While there is no shortage software-specific learning resources available online, these resources are not always easy for users to locate, assess and apply. In this talk I will discuss some of my research group's past and ongoing work on improving the accessibility and utility of online software learning resources. I will also discuss some of the challenges that we have faced in designing and evaluating tools to support software learning and highlight promising opportunities for further research in this space.


Wednesday June 1, 2016 11:00 - 11:40
BWC B150 Bob Wright Centre, University of Victoria

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