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Extra Credit Assignment

Didn’t do so well on one of your quizzes? Need that extra bit to boost your grade?

Help the University test the usability of some new Web content groupings and earn a quick 10 EXTRA CREDIT POINTS.


Read the instructions on the page, fill in your email address and answer the question about what you woudl look for at a college Web site. Then complete the exercise on the following page. That’s it!

Remember there is no “wrong” answer and you will not be graded on your performance, just that you complete the exercise. That said, please do take the time to complete the exercise as best you can


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I’ve added the function on the Blackboard course site to let you upload the assignment.

Since I didn’t get this up until today, I’ve extended the deadline to tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 1 @ 3:30pm).

Happy “snow day”. See you on Tuesday.

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Starbuck online

Before class on Thursday you should check out the Starbucks site.


How does the experience in the online channel compare to the store experience?

How are they leveraging the strengths of this channel?

  • Broader Selection
  • More Information to Evaluate Merchandise
  • Personalization
  • Selling Merchandise with “Touch and Feel” Attributes

Do they address any risks online shoppers may have?

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I’ve posted details of the first Article Summary assignment to the “Assignments” page.

This assignment is due at the beginning of class on Jan. 31st.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

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A few questions

Please answer the following. I’ll use this information to help ensure the class meets your needs and expectations. You will not be graded on your responses. They are for my information only.

Send your answers to ccooney@uidaho.edu

Thanks for taking the time to do this. See you again on Tuesday.

  • What is your major and your minor?
  • Are you a junior, senior, or graduate student?
  • What are your major career interests?
  • Have you ever worked in a retail or service job?
  • What are you looking forward to learning in this course?
  • Are there any concerns or reservations that you have about this course?

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