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Subjective Evaluation of Website Accessibility and Usability

Tahani Alahmadi, Steve Drew
2017 Proceedings of the 14th Web for All Conference on The Future of Accessible Work - W4A '17  
A novel subjective evaluation model for accessibility is developed utilising a questionnaire survey approach, with reference to the characteristics of disabled groups and the features of university websites  ...  structured for navigation by learners with sensory disabilities.  ...  Sensory Disability Characteristics Priorities In this section, we develop a subjective evaluation method to evaluate university websites from sensor disability users: the visually impaired, including those  ... 
doi:10.1145/3058555.3058579 dblp:conf/w4a/AlahmadiD17 fatcat:r5qt4e5il5b6zdbdd3kxwmvk5i

A Framework for Designing Usable Localised Business Websites

Ali Al-Badi, Pam J. Mayhew
2010 Communications of the IBIMA  
It also aspires to develop and experiment with a Cultural User Interface (CUI) profile. The intention is to create a framework for designing usable localised websites.  ...  of intercultural usability, accessibility, knowledge, tools and methods.  ...  For example, Brajnik (Brajnik, 2000) presented a survey of automatic usability evaluation tools for websites.  ... 
doi:10.5171/2010.184405 fatcat:qlmvwk6qorgo5g2bpez7t6vldu

Studying web usability with people with Learning Disabilities: what the literature tells us

Peter Edward Williams
2015 Informação & Informação  
Nesse sentido, a corrente principal da pesquisa foi comparar a acessibilidade de vários projetos de websites.  ...  Um corpo pequeno, mas crescente número de pesquisas que tem estudado a usabilidade da Internet para esse fim, e esta revisão examina a literatura relativa a este assunto.  ...  The aim 'to demonstrate' that the adapted was 'usable for people with cognitive disabilities' and that 'the level of usability of the accessible design is higher than the level of a typical website' (  ... 
doi:10.5433/1981-8920.2015v20n3p39 fatcat:ccninou5ubc5nlzbkhov5yo4jy

Review of accessibility and usability guidelines for website design for the elderly people

Diego Fernando Aguirre, Iván Abadía
2017 Sistemas y Telemática  
The accessibility and usability guidelines for website design –e.g., TAW and WACG– do not have specific guidelines to mitigate the motor, cognitive or visual disabilities characteristic of aging, which  ...  This review of accessibility and usability guidelines is presented, facilitating the consumption of specific contents and generating better interactions with such systems, which will lead to the construction  ...  Acknowdledges This article is part of the degree project titled "Construction of accessibility and usability guidelines for the design of health content web sites for the elderly people in the city of  ... 
doi:10.18046/syt.v15i42.2537 fatcat:xpdxirsagnapnormlctvagmlxe

Iterative Design and Usability Testing of the iMHere System for Managing Chronic Conditions and Disability

Andrea D. Fairman, Erika T. Yih, Daniel F. McCoy, Edmund F. LoPresti, Michael P. McCue, Bambang Parmanto, Brad E. Dicianno
2016 International Journal of Telerehabilitation  
Our pilot population of persons with spina bifida fostered the creation of a system appropriate for people with a wide variety of functional abilities and needs.  ...  The iMHere system currently includes a smartphone app with six modules for use by persons with disabilities and a web portal for use by medical and rehabilitation professionals or other support personnel  ...  The primary goal of this work was to evaluate usability of the smartphone app for people with disabilities and usability of the web portal for medical professionals.  ... 
doi:10.5195/ijt.2016.6194 pmid:27563387 pmcid:PMC4985279 fatcat:2v4oi3t4djhd7fkrh3dgcjw7ma

Web accessibility: Filtering redundant and irrelevant information improves website usability for blind users

Stéphanie Giraud, Pierre Thérouanne, Dirk D. Steiner
2018 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
Vitae Stéphanie Giraud is a cognitive ergonomist with a Ph.D. in cognitive and ergonomic psychology whose interests lie in Human-Computer Interaction, especially the usability of computer interfaces for  ...  She is a postdoctoral researcher at the national institute of research in computer science in Bordeaux (INRIA) and an associate researcher in the laboratory of clinical, cognitive, and social anthropology  ...  Acknowledgments We thank all the people with blindness who participated to the experiments and Romain Hill, computer engineer, for his helpful programming of the three experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2017.10.011 fatcat:lasgwjrgkbexbah57kxu4igunq

Usability of health information websites designed for adolescents: A systematic review, neurodevelopmental model and design brief (Preprint)

Gurpreet Kaur Reen, Linden Muirhead, Dawn Wendy Langdon
2018 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
It is essential that usability of adolescent health websites on the internet is improved to help adolescents overcome these barriers and allow them to engage successfully with web-based health care content  ...  However, young people face barriers before they can understand and apply the health information that they access on the web.  ...  Evaluation of health information websites for people with autism and other intellectual disabilities have tended to focus on content rather than on format and user interface [66, 67] .  ... 
doi:10.2196/11584 pmid:31012856 pmcid:PMC6658246 fatcat:bszexex2qngo3i7uil2alrcrpm

Internet access and the usability of personal computers by people with disabilities residing in rural areas
Dostęp do sieci Internet oraz korzystanie z komputerów osobistych przez osoby z niepełnosprawnością zamieszkałe na obszarach wiejskich

Marek Kuźmicki, Jarosław Żbikowski, Agnieszka Siedlecka
2019 Rozprawy Społeczne  
An extremely fascinating analysis of the accessibility and usability of the Internet for people with disabilities was presented by T. Masłyk and E.  ...  In the case of people with disabilities having a job constitutes a means of achieving autonomy, meeting the need for subjectivity and social recognition, self-fulfilment and effectiveness (Byra, Parchomiuk  ...  Plichta, who claims that nothing can replace the attentive presence and care of others in the lives of people with disabilities and experiencing life face to face.  ... 
doi:10.29316/rs/113319 fatcat:yugw56ctizcdpmaaaqnfp3in2y

Usability Barriers for Elderly Users in Smartphone App Usage: An Analytical Hierarchical Process-Based Prioritization

Mujtaba Awan, Sikandar Ali, Mushtaq Ali, Muhammad Faisal Abrar, Hamid Ullah, Dawar Khan, Waqas Nawaz
2021 Scientific Programming  
The importance of smartphone application and the issues that the elders are facing in using smartphones have motivated us to provide a list of barriers that could negatively impact the usability of smartphone  ...  A total of fifteen barriers were identified through the SLR approach, and the barriers were then classified and assigned to one of the five categories.  ...  Acknowledgments e authors would like to thank the survey participants.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/2780257 fatcat:mi6hccccxvfp5kwjdfkhqs2r6y

Usability measurement and metrics: A consolidated model

Ahmed Seffah, Mohammad Donyaee, Rex B. Kline, Harkirat K. Padda
2006 Software quality journal  
for usability, and not all of these standards or models describe the same operational definitions and measures.  ...  Although there are many individual methods for evaluating usability; they are not well integrated into a single conceptual framework that facilitate their usage by developers who are not trained in the  ...  and evaluation of website usability.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11219-006-7600-8 fatcat:ophjye3n7jfrrmplrunhrkqzrm

Usability Problems Experienced by Elderly Users in Home Healthcare Systems

Anders Bruun
2014 Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management  
Several research papers have presented crucial work on the needed functionality of home healthcare systems as well as on methods for evaluating the usability of such systems.  ...  In particular, the group of elderly subjects primarily experienced a high number of information related problems regarding e.g. technical information and ambiguous menu labeling.  ...  Acknowledgements A special thanks goes to Professor Dr. Jan Stage, Dr. Claudia Hahn, Benjamin Voigt and Dr. Martin Schultz for their participation in these studies.  ... 
doi:10.7726/jhtm.2014.1001 fatcat:uadjuah6jbc7tfns5capvkvqtu

A multi-method evaluation of university website accessibility

Tahani Alahmadi
2017 Proceedings of the 14th Web for All Conference on The Future of Accessible Work - W4A '17  
Accessibility, which includes usability evaluation, is an important equity step in assessing the effectiveness and usefulness of online learning for students with sensory disabilities.  ...  A model for accessibility evaluation has been developed on the basis of a multi-method approach as well as with reference to the characteristics of groups with disabilities and the features of university  ...  Use of UCD as a subjective measurement of accessibility with respect to usability. 3.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3058555.3058580 dblp:conf/w4a/Alahmadi17 fatcat:qib5pkimzrckfbpnsfojcansbu

6 Guidelines for parents, professionals, designers, makers and researchers on toys and technologies for play for children with disabilities: How to take usability and accessibility aspects into consideration? [chapter]

2020 Perspectives and research on play for children with disabilities  
Working Group 2 of the COST Action TD1309 "LUDI -Play for Children with Disabilities" has developed guidelines for taking usability and accessibility of toys and technologies for play for children with  ...  As the review of scientific and grey literature presented in Chapter 5 gained only 10 guidelines on usability and accessibility of toys and technologies for play for children with disabilities and no tools  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank LUDI Working Group 2 members for their support in different phases of the development of the guidelines:  ... 
doi:10.1515/9788395669613-008 fatcat:p2vrxyp2ongohlgtj7kzdfgry4

Student preference for tutorial design: a usability study

Lori S. Mestre
2012 Reference Services Review  
Emerald Article: Student preference for tutorial design: a usability study Lori S. Mestre Article information: To cite this document: Lori S.  ...  Mestre, (2012),"Student preference for tutorial design: a usability study", Reference Services Review, Vol. 40 Iss: 2 pp. 258 -276 Permanent link to this document: http://dx.  ...  Step 2: usability interviews with students There were two sets of tutorial evaluations and students went through only one of them, with the goal to have equal number of students going through each set.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00907321211228318 fatcat:if7scibrdbhnfggeqiag3omlty

A Pilot Evaluation of Mhealth App Accessibility for Three Top-Rated Weight Management Apps by People with Disabilities

Erin Radcliffe, Ben Lippincott, Raeda Anderson, Mike Jones
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
At present, there is no source of unified information about the accessibility and usability of mHealth apps for people with disabilities.  ...  Our goal was to develop a simple, replicable app evaluation process to generate useful information for people with disabilities (to aid suitable app selection) and app developers (to improve app accessibility  ...  Informed by results from a recent survey of user needs and preferences for mHealth apps by people with disabilities (physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional/psychological, and speech), our future work  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18073669 pmid:33915917 fatcat:nfjvvrrx4ncmhb7aqju5lcj7qe
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