Articles by Dan Suthers

Dan Suthers is professor in the Department of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, where he directs the Laboratory for Interactive Learning Technologies and is Chair of the interdisciplinary Communication and Information Sciences program. His current focus is on social affordances—how software interfaces influence collaborative learning and problem solving processes in small groups and the formation of relationships and social capital in online communities. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Intra- and Inter-Cultural Usability in Computer-Supported Collaboration

Abstract In this paper, we argue for an increased scope of universal design to encompass usability and accessibility for not only users with physical disabilities but also for users from different cultures. Towards this end, we present an empirical evaluation of cultural usability in computer-supported collaboration. The premise of this research is that perception and […] [Read More]