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Many of these resources were originally posted on the Hyde & Rugg blog, which you might find useful.

Resource topics

Methods: Different types of knowledge, memory and skill, and their implications for gathering information from human beings. This section includes tutorials on a range of methods, such as card sorts, laddering, and think-aloud.

Concepts: Concepts from a range of disciplines that give powerful insights, and that should be known more widely.

Fields: Concepts and methods for different fields, such as design, education, research skills, academic writing, and more.

Academic skills for students: A wide range of resources, on topics such as why academic writing is different from ordinary writing, how to choose a research topic, and how to survey the literature quickly and efficiently.




Resources: Some examples

Elicitation: A card sorting session in progress

Concepts: Showing liking and disliking as two separate concepts, rather than as ends of a single scale


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