Assignment 6 User Testing - Results
After we ran three or more user tests following the procedures we created we had to analyze our observations.Read More
A partial chronicle of the journey I took to get here.
Assignment 5 Ready for Testing
Goal of prototype
The goal of the mobile app is to simplify vehicle maintenance tracking. Specifically, this prototype focuses on the procedure for entering mileage at the time of filling up the fuel tank.
Before moving forward on our high-fidelity prototypes we needed to enumerate the issues found during the heuristic evaluations.Read More
One of the wonderful resources shared in Klemmer's HCI course are the articles by Nielsen Norman Group. Specifically, here are three we used to help us evaluate assignments during class. How to Conduct a Heuristic Evaluation discusses how to use a small set of people to examine an interface for usability issues with a list of criteria (heuristics) as an evaluation tool.
10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design presents some of the most general principles of interaction design. This list can be a good starting point for what to look for when evaluating an interface.
Severity Ratings for Usability Problems provides a way to prioritize the issues found with an interface.
Next up I'll be using these as guidelines as I search the web to find sites with usability issues.