List of John Benjamins publications for which Sue Walker plays a role.
Instructions for COVID-19 self-tests: What parts of the test are the most difficult to get right and how can information design help?. Information Visualization, Meirelles, Isabel, Marian Dörk and Yanni Loukissas (eds.), pp. 126–1392022.
This paper summarises a cross-disciplinary project that explored ways of making instructions, funded as part of the UK COVID-19 rapid-response initiative. The project explored ways of making instructions for COVID-19 Lateral Flow Tests easy for lay people to use. Our method comprised rapid… read more | Article
Beat Bad Microbes: Raising public awareness of antibiotic resistance in Rwanda. Information Design Journal 26:1, pp. 17–322021.
Health-related information design has made a difference to people’s lives through clear explanation of procedures, processes, disease prevention and maintenance. This paper provides an example of user-centered design being applied to engage people with the prevention of drug-resistant infection. In… read more | Article
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. 31–562018.
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
Introduction. Information Design Journal 11:2/3, pp. 214–2152003.
Serifs, sans serifs and infant characters in children’s reading books. Information Design Journal 11:2/3, pp. 106–1222003.
This paper describes part of the work of the Typographic Design for Children project at The University of Reading. The aim was to find out whether children found serif or sans serif types easier or more difficult to read, and whether they found text with infant characters (e.g. variants of ‘a’ and… read more | Article
Interactive multimedia in primary schools: perspectives on design and classroom use (IMPS). Information Design Journal 8:3, p.1996.
Describing verbal graphic language: Practicalities and implications. Information Design Journal 3:2, pp. 102–1091982.
This paper describes part of continuing research which is concerned with description of visual organization of verbal graphic language. There are no recognized descriptive techniques for studying spatial and graphic articulation of VGL, and the method proposed here is suggested as a prerequisite… read more | Article