Enhancing the carousel


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Enhancing the carousel

Okay. Moving further down the page a little bit here, the first thing that we encounter is this auto rotating banner thing at the top of the page. When it first loads, I have no idea how many slides there are. They're goin' by really, really quickly, so I have to be a very fast reader or I have to sit here and wait for them to cycle through several times to see what's going on. And in fact, I've got to watch this a few times before I understand that there's even three different slides in messages here. I don't have any way of knowing what content is in this.

And one of the things I might be worried about is that maybe there's a big sale and I haven't noticed that slide yet. I don't have a sense of control. I don't know how to make this carousel stop or pause or how to get access to that information. In fact this is an issue that we call locus of control. This is the extent to which people feel they are in control of what is happening around them or things that...

Enhancing the carousel
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Enhancing the carousel provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by David Hogue as part of the Applied Interaction Design

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