Articles by Lauren F.V. Scharff

Dr. Scharff was a psychology professor at Stephen F. Austin State University 1993 – 2008. She is currently the Director for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the United States Air Force Academy. Her research interests include Web site usability and visual perception.

When Links Change: How Additions and Deletions of Single Navigation Links Affect User Performance

Abstract This study examined user performance for Web sites in which a critical navigation link may have changed over the course of two visits. These second visits occurred either immediately after the first visit, one week later, or three weeks later. A shortcut link to the information was either consistently present, consistently absent, or varied […] [Read More]