Glossary of Terms

(this will become a collection of discipline-specific words and phrases that will be part of a short research/writing assignment. Your contribution will be added to this glossary. This part of the site was inspired by W. J. T. Mitchell.

Your assignment:

Write between 100 and 200 words, include visual explanations if possible.

  • be design specific
  • cite your sources
  • try to use scholarly sources to avoid adding more superficial junk to the internet (at least 1 academic journal article)

Terms to consider:
Affordance
Haptics
Progressive disclosure
Lean UX
Taxonomy
Folksonomy
Skeumorphism
Internationalization
Graceful Degradation
Learnability
Readability
Heuristic Evaluation