Study on Interaction Design of SANGFOR Institute Based on Mental Model

  • Ren LongEmail author
  • Honglei Wang
  • Chenyue Sun
  • Hongzhi Pan
  • Jiali Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 972)


Establish an online learning model that is compatible with the information age lifestyle has become a focus of attention. This study takes the interactive design of SANGFOR Institute, the author’s ongoing entity project as the research object. Based on the theoretical research of mental models, this study collects user needs, constructs mental models, uses potential models to identify potential design opportunities. The mental model is used to guide the main functional modules of SANGFOR Institute to build a matching website architecture. This study hopes that the research results can meet the needs of business activities, SANGFOR Institute interaction design that conforms to the user’s mental model can effectively analyze the user’s existing knowledge and experience, reduce the learning cost and enhance the user experience.


Mental model E-learning platform Interaction design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ren Long
    • 1
    Email author
  • Honglei Wang
    • 1
  • Chenyue Sun
    • 1
  • Hongzhi Pan
    • 1
  • Jiali Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mechanical Science and EngineeringHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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