[Air-l] Fw: Hgh/low context on websites?

Beverly Trayner btrayner at esce.ips.pt
Fri Dec 5 07:30:15 PST 2003

These may be helpful, although they relate more to Hofstede's work than
I'll be interested for references to up-to-date studies too.

Cultural Dimensions and Global Web User-Interface Design: What? So What?
Now What?

Talking Heads vs. Virtual Workspaces: A Comparison of Design Across Cultures 

Beverly Trayner

At 16:00 05-12-2003 +0100, you wrote:
>Dear AoIR'ists:
>The following is from one of the students in my Master's course on
>corss-cultural communication online here at IT-University, Copenhagen.  If
>you have any tips or suggestiions, please pass them on - either to me and/or
>charles ess
>Visiting Professor (fall, '03)
>Department of Digital Aesthetics and Communication (DIAC)
>The IT University of Copenhagen
>Glentevej 67
>DK-2400 Copenhagen NV
>Co-chair, CATaC '04: <it.murdoch.edu.au/catac>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: <elizabeth at itu.dk>
>To: <catac at wirth.murdoch.edu.au>
>Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2003 3:16 PM
>Subject: Hgh/low context on websites?
>> Can anyone help?
>> I'm at student at the IT-University in Denmark, writing a project on IT
>> across cultures.
>> I'm looking for material to do with the ways in which communication on the
>> Internet differs in relation to high and low context cultures. My interest
>> lies primarily in the way information is conveyed on websites, and whether
>> the characteristics such as non-verbal communication are reflected on
>> websites, for instance through use of certain colours, symbols, visual
>> metaphors and so on.
>> Thanks,
>> Elizabeth.
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