Alison Black

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alison Black plays a role.


Walker, Sue, Alison Black, Ann Bessemans, Kevin Bormans, Maarten Renckens and Mark Barratt. 2018. Chapter 2. Designing digital texts for beginner readers: Performance, practice and process. Learning to Read in a Digital World, Barzillai, Mirit, Jenny Thomson, Sascha Schroeder and Paul van den Broek (eds.), pp. 31–56
This chapter summarises issues that designers consider when they are producing reading materials for beginning and emerging readers, including the constraints imposed by technology. We suggest ways of engaging with users of e-books so that their needs can be considered. We conclude by summarising… read more | Chapter
Black, Alison and Jacob Buur. 1995. Making solid user interfaces work. Information Design Journal 8:2, pp. 99–108
Solid user interfaces are the key to many of the electronic products which people use in their everyday personal and working lives: domestic and consumer equipment, telephones, ticket machines, measuring and metering devices and so on. Despite their prevalence they have received relatively little… read more | Article