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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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