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Unformatted text preview: Evaluating Systems Putting designs to the test Usability Evaluation Think Out Loud No thought should stay locked up. During evaluation, ask users to talk through task What are you... looking at, thinking about, feeling? Advantages and disadvantages. Remote Testing Deploy software, observe from a distance. Focus Groups Monitor guides a discussion group Popular with marketing people Usability folks tend to look down on these Interviews/Questionnaires Two possible objectives Measure subjective evaluation Absolute measure of subjective usability Likert Scale I think that I would use this system frequently: Strongly Agree Strongly Disagree 1 2 3 4 5 Characters on the screen are: Hard to Read Easy to Read 1 2 3 4 5 Cognitive Walkthrough Team of evaluators do task in same setting Discuss steps used to complete task Pluralistic Walkthrough Team of evaluators and users Advantage of dual perspectives Teams Co-discovery learning (aka constructive interaction)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course COMPSCI 325 taught by Professor Dunn during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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