April 22:Team meeting
Scribe: Peter Huffer
Facilitator: Steve Arrington
Attendees: Karen Zolkiewicz, Lisa J. Stedge, Marcella Simon,
Rob Parrott, Peter Huffer, Steve Arrington, Liz Delsandro
- Sub-team updates
- Innovations preparations
- Project manager items
Summary of Discussion:
- Testing (Peter)
-No response from legal resources, will need to try elsewhere.
-Seunghun was contacted about technical issues of data transfer with
MindPlay and Let's Go Learn.
-MindPlay decided they could share data with simple technical support.
- Homepage, Registration
(Marcella, Lisa J.)
-Changes were implemented such as making "guest" the default
user of site.
-Some language in Literacy Explorer was edited.
-Seunghun advised that he wants specifications for layout. Tables
are now 650 pixels wide throughout the site.
- Mike advised that we prioritize work for Seunghun.
- StoryBuilder (Steve)
-Documents are ready to be given to Seunghun.
-Discussion revolved around button names, locations, juxtaposition
with text, web publication, help dude vs. "?" vs. text links.
-Concern about consistency of help formats was raised.
-Decision to do a small usability test of Help Dude at Innovations.
Peter was enlisted to develop a usability plan.
- Read from the Web (Rob)
-Changes made to reflect the term "reader" rather than "student"
-Five finger rule will be amended to reflect that it is appropriate
for estimation of independent reading level, not supported reading.
-RftW will be replaced by full words on buttons
- Help and Site Tour (Karen)
-Site Tour revision continues under the specter of the impending demise
of the Help Dude.
- Innovations (Liz)
-Plans made to thoroughly discuss presentation on Wed, April 23 in
-Liz has made arrangements for display boards, tables, and other materials.
- Project manager (Lisa
-Sub-teams should get work to Rob for archiving.
-Wondered what to do with video tapes from usability.
- All groups will continue
to make changes, revisions to sections of the site
- At meeting tomorrow we
will decide Innovations usability test, PowerPoint vs. Camtasia, content
of display boards, and related issues.
NEXT MEETING: Wednesday
, April 23, 2003 @ Robinson Hall, AT lab, 12:00pm.