William J. Gibbs

William Gibbs, Ph.D, is associate professor of journalism and multimedia arts at Duquesne University. He teaches courses in Digital media production, multimedia technology, instructional design, human-computer interaction, and interface design. His research interests include supporting cognition with digital interfaces, usability engineering, human-computer interaction, and interface design. Gibbs has authored a number of books and has conducted presentations on human-computer interaction. He received a Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.

Publications

Interface Trends in Human Interaction, the Internet of Things, and Big Data
William J. Gibbs. © 2019. 15 pages.
In this chapter, the author examines trends in today's news-orientated interfaces and the impact of digital interfaces on news consumption. Digital interfaces will be...
Interface Trends in Human Interaction, the Internet of Things, and Big Data
William J. Gibbs. © 2018. 13 pages.
In this chapter, I examine trends in today's news-orientated interfaces and the impact of digital interfaces on news consumption. Digital interfaces will be differentiated...
Contemporary Research Methods and Data Analytics in the News Industry
William J. Gibbs, Joseph McKendrick. © 2015. 302 pages.
The advent of digital technologies has changed the news and publishing industries drastically. While shrinking newsrooms may be a concern for many, journalists and publishing...
Research Methods, Data, and Analytics: Examining Service Design and User Experience in TV- and Newspaper-Oriented Digital News Interfaces
William J. Gibbs, Ronan S. Bernas. © 2015. 26 pages.
Media organizations deliver news services online employing various design techniques and technologies to make services useful, usable, and effective for news consumers. How...
Proposed Techniques for Data Collection and Analysis in the Study of News-Oriented Virtual Communities
William J. Gibbs, Joseph E. McKendrick. © 2011. 17 pages.
News providers today offer interactive sources that engage people, enable them to build community, and to participate in the news. At the same time, the digital interfaces...
Gender Differences in Online Communication of Teacher Preparation Students
William J. Gibbs, Ronan S. Bernas. © 2010. 22 pages.
Research has shown that gender disparities exist in online communication. Understanding the factors that enable students to effectively communicate online and ultimately manage...