Assignment1-cs325 - Cs325 - Fall 2011 Project 1: The Doors...

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Cs325 - Fall 2011 Project 1: The Doors This is an exercise in identifying usability issues associated in an interface with which you are familiar: a common door.  This is an individual assignment and is designed to show you how easily something simple can be so badly designed. Identify a door Pick one that is accessible to you (campus, Amherst, the mall, etc.) that you believe to be difficult to use. Make sure you take a few photos of the door (no doors found on the internet) Choose a door you can easily observe without causing problems.  Ie. bathroom doors or doors at the airport may be a problem The double door between Polymer Science and the LGRT is a great example, but off limits Observe people using the door Record how many users used the door correctly on their first try, and how many made errors and what kind of errors they made.  Record demographic information if it is relevant to the usability of the door (ie, tall people have trouble reaching the handle).  You need a good
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