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Changing the interface with minimal disruption: The roles of layout and labels
This dissertation reports findings from two laboratory experiments and a field study demonstrating significant reliance by users on interface layout information in interactive tasks. In Experiment l, a paradigm was introduced ...
Computer adaptive testing: The impact of test characteristics on perceived performance and test takers' reactions
This study examined the relationship between characteristics of adaptive testing and test takers' subsequent reactions to the test. Participants took a computer adaptive test in which two features, the difficulty of the ...
The relationship between work experience and job knowledge: A theoretical and empirical reexamination
A study was conducted to examine the relationship between work experience and job knowledge. The data used came from the United States Air Force job performance measurement system (JPMS) database. Data on the cognitive ...
Managers' distribution of developmental experiences in the workplace
The current research investigates the amount and quality of the developmental work experiences engaged in by male and female managers. Managers reported the extent to which they had participated in ten quantitative work ...
Individual and situational influences on distortion of personality tests
Individual and situational influences on distortion of personality tests were investigated. It was expected that individuals would use different distortion strategies in different situations and that individual differences ...
Mental models of physical systems: Examining the relationship between knowing and doing
Although use of the mental model construct has proliferated in recent applied research, the construct lacks an agreed upon method of measurement. Importantly, the validities of the different measurement techniques have not ...