Current Applications To Design and Learning
The opening of the former Soviet Union to the West has provided an opportunity to describe Russian human factors/ergonomics and to compare American theories and methods with it. Although this book is principally dedicated to describing the theory of activity as it applies to issues of design and...
To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Psychology Press
Applied Work Design for Human-Computer and Human-Machine Systems
Every complex human–machine system includes a computer as a critically important means of work. However, an operator’s interaction with a computerized system cannot be reduced to only performing computer-based tasks. Today human-computer interaction (HCI) is not limited to trained software users....
Published December 22nd 2014 by CRC Press
This book offers analytical methods for studying human work in ergonomics and psychology that are similar to ones utilized by the engineering sciences. SSAT offers not only new qualitative but also formalized and quantitative methods of analysis. This book will describe quantitative methods of task...
Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press
Human–Computer Interaction (HCI) is an interdisciplinary field that has gained recognition as an important field in ergonomics. HCI draws on ideas and theoretical concepts from computer science, psychology, industrial design, and other fields. Human–Computer Interaction is no longer limited to...
Published December 17th 2014 by CRC Press
Optimizing Work Design with Activity Theory
A collection of works authored by leading scientists from the US and Russia, Human-Computer Interaction and Operators’ Performance: Optimizing Work Design with Activity Theory describes applied and systemic-structural activity theory as it is used to study human-computer interaction, aviation,...
Published August 9th 2010 by CRC Press
Developments in Theory and Practice
Written by leaders in their respective fields, Ergonomics and Psychology discusses recent advancements in psychology and addresses their applications in practice through ergonomics. The book describes the basic ideas that underpin the most successfully applied approaches in ergonomics, psychology,...
Published April 25th 2008 by CRC Press
Applications to Human Performance and Work Design
The last several decades have demonstrated dramatic technological changes that influence work conditions in all applied domains, including manufacturing, transportation, and human-computer interactions. These changes require new approaches to the study of human performance. Activity theory, in...
Published July 27th 2006 by CRC Press