itec 2070 discussion usability week 5-

itec 2070 discussion usability week 5-

Discussion: Usability

Complete both parts of the prompt:

  • Pretend you are at the airport travelling to a presentation on usability. You strike up a conversation with the person sitting next to you in business class as you sip a complimentary beverage. They ask “How do you a usability test?” You explain in detail with sketches on your iPad as well as the napkin from the beverage. Provide us with a transcript of your explanation.
  • Play the fourth level of Aftershock and provide an overview of usability. Make two recommendations for improvement in the usability and explain why. Support your recommendations with the text.

Discussion: Usability

Preece, J., Rogers, Y., & Sharp, H. (2015). Interaction design: Beyond human-computer interaction (4th ed). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

  • Chapter 13, “Introducing Evaluation”
  • Chapter 14, “Evaluation Studies: From Controlled to Natural Settings”

Interactive Game:


  • Laureate Education, Inc. (2010). Stakeholders and understanding users. Baltimore, MD: Author.

    Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.


  • Laureate Education, Inc. (2010). Requirement analysis using CUSTOM. Baltimore, MD: Author.

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