SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: [Sigia-l] Instructive Interaction vs
RE: [Sigia-l] Instructive Interaction vs. Contextual Help vs. Print Documentati on
From: Boniface Lau (boniface_lau_at_compuserve.com)
Date: Sun May 11 2003 - 11:00:55 EDT
> From: sigia-l-admin_at_asis.org [mailto:sigia-l-admin_at_asis.org]On
> Behalf Of John O'Donovan
> When you open the game click on the how to play section and you are
> given a walkthrough of how to play that both textually and visually
> describe how to play the game.
The idea of instructive interaction is that users do NOT have to ask
> Something to remember is that often people do not need to know
> everything about an interface to reach their goal and this is often
> forgotten in help files.
Good point. Instructive interaction focuses on the current step,
instead of explaining the universe.
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