Moderating Usability Tests
  • Author : Joseph S. Dumas
  • Release Date : 09 April 2008
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Computers
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 13 : 0080558275
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Moderating Usability Tests Book Summary

Moderating Usability Tests provides insight and guidance for usability testing. To a large extent, successful usability testing depends on the skills of the person facilitating the test. However, most usability specialists still learn how to conduct tests through an apprentice system with little formal training. This book is the resource for new and experienced moderators to learn about the rules and practices for interacting. Authors Dumas and Loring draw on their combined 40 years of usability testing experience to develop and present the most effective principles and practices – both practical and ethical – for moderating successful usability tests. The videos are available from the publisher's companion web site. Presents the ten “golden rules that maximize every session’s value Offers targeted advice on how to maintain objectivity Discusses the ethical considerations that apply in all usability testing Explains how to reduce the stress that participants often feel Considers the special requirements of remote usability testing Demonstrates good and bad moderating techniques with laboratory videos accessible from the publisher’s companion web site

Moderating Usability Tests

Moderating Usability Tests

Author : Joseph S. Dumas,Beth A. Loring
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Computers
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Moderating Usability Tests provides insight and guidance for usability testing. To a large extent, successful usability testing depends on the skills of the person facilitating the test. However, most usability specialists still learn how to conduct tests through an apprentice system with little formal training. This book is the resource ...

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To paraphrase a popular saying, usability testing should be done early and often. However, it doesn't have to be an onerous process. Informative, practical, and engaging, Usability Testing of Medical Devices provides a simple, easy to implement general understanding of usability testing. It offers a general understanding of usability testing ...