Tag Archives: HCI education

Wright et al. (2006) User Experience and the Idea of Design in HCI

Wright et al. argue for new approaches for ideas of design in HCI based on the evolving concept of user. The proposition of the article is twofold: 1) there is a need for design-as-craft approach for complementing prevailing design-as-engineering approach, … Continue reading

Posted in Book chapter, Conference article | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Greenberg, S. & Buxton, B. (2008) Usability Evaluation Considered Harmful (Some of the Time). In CHI 2008 Proceedings, pp. 111-120.

Greenberg and Buxton have listed in their paper a number of problems related to usability testing, and situations where usability evaluation can even be harmful ”if naively done ’by rule’ rather than ’by thought’”. Their main message is: ”the choice … Continue reading

Posted in Conference article | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mikael Brasholt Skov & Jan Stage (2009): Training software developers and designers to conduct usability evaluations

Behaviour & Information Technology As I was looking for material on usability testing, I found this article by Skov&Stage. They made an experiment on their introductory course with 234 students (36 teams). In this course, they taught website usability testing … Continue reading

Posted in Journal article | Tagged | Leave a comment