Questions for Chapter 1 of Interaction Design, "What is Interaction Design?" by Yvonne Rogders, Helen Sharp, and Jennifer Preece:
  1. What is the purpose of interaction design? Why is it important?
  2. How can the design of a product affect its usability?
  3. What are some characteristics of a usable product?
  4. What are some differences between well-designed and poorly designed products?
  5. Why is it important to design interactive products with their end users in mind? That is, why is user-centered design important?
  6. What is the importance of consistency in the design of an interactive product, such as a mobile phone, a checkout system at a grocery store, or a remote control? How can consistency affect usability?
  7. Choose a product and an experience that it might be designed to evoke. What are some characteristics of the product's design that might cause it to evoke that experience?
  8. What are some steps in the process of interaction design?