Lecture 13: Heuristic Evaluation

April 12, 2012

Lecture 13: “Heuristic Evaluation” — Thursday, 04/12/2012

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Readings 11: Cognitive Modeling

April 10, 2012

Readings on Cognitive User Modeling. Card, S. K., Moran, T. P., and Newell, A. (1980). The keystroke-level model for user performance time with interactive systems. Commun. ACM 23, 7 (Jul. 1980), 396-410. John, B.E. and Suzuki, S. (2009). Toward Cognitive Modeling for Predicting Usability. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Part I: New Trends, [...]

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Readings 10: Heuristic Evaluation

April 4, 2012

Readings on Heuristic Evaluation. Nielsen, J. How to conduct a heuristic evaluation. Nielsen, J. Ten usability heuristics. Nielsen, J. Severity ratings for usability problems. Nielsen, J. (1993) Ch. 5 in Usability Engineering. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann, pp. 115-163. Note: Students can access the readings only from the campus network or using the university VPN system.

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Lecture 12: Design Ethnography

April 3, 2012

Lecture 12: “Design Ethnography” — Tuesday, 04/10/2012

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Readings 09: Design Ethnography

April 2, 2012

Readings on Design Ethnography. Blomberg, J., Giacomi, J., Mosher, A. and Swenton-Wall, P. (1993) Ethnographic field methods and their relation to design. In D. Schuler and A. Namioka (eds.), Participatory Design: Principles and Practices. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, pp. 123-155. Hughes, J., King, V., Rodden, T., and Andersen, H. 1995. The role of ethnography in interactive systems design. interactions [...]

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Lecture 11: Interaction Fundamentals

March 27, 2012

Lecture 11: “Interaction Fundamentals” — Thursday, 03/22/2012, Tuesday, 03/27/2012

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Readings 08: Interaction Fundamentals

March 15, 2012

Readings on Interaction Fundamentals. Cooper, A., Reimann, R. and Cronin, D. (2007) “Metaphors, Idioms, and Affordances” and “Visual Interface Design.” Chapters 13-14 of About Face 3. Indianapolis: Wiley Publishing, pp. 269-320. Norman, D.A. (1999) Affordance, conventions, and design. interactions 6 (3), pp. 38-43. Gaver, W.W. (1991) Technology affordances. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing [...]

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Lecture 10: Usability Evaluation

March 15, 2012

Lecture 10: “Usability Evaluation” — Thursday, 03/15/2012

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March 8, 2012

Some questions to help guide your preparation for this exam: What are the hallmarks/definition of this method? What will I learn by using this method? When in the design process is this used? Where are some situations I may or may not want to use this method? What are some pros about this method? What [...]

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Project II and Assignment II

March 2, 2012

The following are the handouts for project II and assignment II. Project II, Assignment II

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