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Methods & tools: participatory heuristic evaluation

Michael J. Muller, Lisa Matheson, Colleen Page, Robert Gallup
1998 Interactions  
Acknowledgments We thank Jakob Nielsen for consultations during the development of this technique.  ...  s York Manual is a more lengthy treatment of how to conduct an evaluation).  ...  Critique and Extension: From HE to PHE We have made two extensions to Nielsen's technique. further work with the heuristics on additional products (some in the consumer products domain), we have refined  ... 
doi:10.1145/285213.285219 fatcat:v5uaq2x7mnem7clsjh63gactfi

A Quality Inspection Method to Evaluate E-Government Sites [chapter]

Ana Cristina Bicharra Garcia, Cristiano Maciel, Fernando Bicharra Pinto
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This work proposes an extension of Nielsen's heuristic evaluating method, applied to the information, services and citizens' participation categories.  ...  The g-Quality method was instrumental as an objective evaluation form. It was applied to 127 Brazilian e-gov sites.  ...  It was proposed an inspection method of evaluating the e-gov sites, the g-Quality. The method is an extension of the heuristic evaluation proposed by Nielsen [4] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/11545156_19 fatcat:re4vbe2kdves5ib3pjtrrpk6l4

Evaluating a Personal Learning Environment for Digital Storytelling

Nikolaos Marianos, Madalina Ungur, Nikos Manouselis
2011 Interaction Design and Architecture(s)  
The results from an open validation trial indicate that this methodology is able to incorporate all necessary factors and that the selected evaluation tools are appropriate for addressing the quality of  ...  This paper presents an evaluation methodology for PLEs using digital storytelling, using a participatory design approach.  ...  CMS organize materials based around the course, and student work does not have a life beyond that course [7] .  ... 
doaj:29a87e0919fd4da4a18ff67502708d99 fatcat:i5fyfq5ju5djveumymkkh6lz4q

Evaluating pattern languages in participatory design

Andy Dearden, Janet Finlay, Liz Allgar, Barbara McManus
2002 CHI '02 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '02  
as a practical tool to aid in participatory design of buildings.  ...  In this paper, we examine the contribution that pattern languages could make to user participation in the design of interactive systems, and we report on our experiences of using pattern languages in this  ...  We would like to thank the participants in our design studies for their cooperation and Kay Plowman for initiating the Travel Web Site Language.  ... 
doi:10.1145/506443.506535 dblp:conf/chi/DeardenFAM02 fatcat:u6i6mwau5nei3l7smbu33ympn4

Patterns For Evaluating Usability Of Domain-Specific Languages

Ankica Barišić, Pedro Monteiro, Vasco Amaral, Miguel Goulão, Miguel Monteiro
2012 Zenodo  
These patterns can help show how to use an iterative usability validation development strategy to produce DSLs that can achieve a high degree of Usability.  ...  To help prevent this, in this paper we present a pattern language for evaluating the usability of DSLs.  ...  Besides, we would like to thank Uira Kulesza, whose comments have been incredibly helpful and insightful. His shepherding helped us significantly improve the quality of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.889927 fatcat:ejfbuiv2erarles2wlxd7po7cq

BUZZING—A Theory-Based Impact Evaluation Design

Susan Beaton
2016 Evaluation Journal of Australasia  
This paper documents how these objectives were achieved in relation to the methodology, content, data collection and reporting aspects of the research, and discusses what worked and what could be done  ...  Preparation was also supported by studies in the Master of Program Evaluation at the University of Melbourne.  ...  Explicit thinking occurred after the fact of recognition and, in the selection phase, was largely limited to monitoring the validity of their decisions or using heuristics to choose between candidates.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1035719x1601600404 fatcat:36x627ivffbzlcsdazw5gy6bj4

The initial process of creating a guide to evaluate the usability in Virtual Learning Environments

Vanessa Agredo Delgado
2020 Avances Investigación en Ingeniería  
The usability evaluation includes a method set to analyze the system use quality in different development life cycle stages, for which there are a wide variety of evaluation methods (EM), each method uses  ...  Environments (VLE) usability, considering that there aren´t a combination methods or specific evaluation methods for this type of software to obtained a complete, consistent evaluation and considering  ...  Usability evaluation The usability evaluation has been determined as the activity comprising a set of methods that analyzes the quality use of an interactive system, at different development life cycle  ... 
doi:10.18041/1794-4953/avances.1.5545 fatcat:z2iqaa62o5dvvapeb4f77y76za

Evaluating the End-User Experience of Private Browsing Mode

Ruba Abu-Salma, Benjamin Livshits
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
We design and conduct a three-part study: (1) an analytic evaluation of the user interface of private mode in different browsers; (2) a qualitative user study to explore user mental models of private browsing  ...  We find the user interface of private mode in different browsers violated well-established design guidelines and heuristics.  ...  First, we use an analytic approach combining cognitive walkthrough and heuristic evaluation to inspect the user interface of private mode in different web browsers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3313831.3376440 dblp:conf/chi/Abu-SalmaL20 fatcat:3tljxbhgtzat5k265ub2l4mlaa

Understanding and Evaluating Qualitative Research

Ellie Fossey, Carol Harvey, Fiona Mcdermott, Larry Davidson
2002 Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry (Print)  
This paper aims to provide beginning researchers, and those unfamiliar with qualitative research, with an orientation to the principles that inform the evaluation of the design, conduct, findings and interpretation  ...  Qualitative research aims to address questions concerned with developing an understanding of the meaning and experience dimensions of humans' lives and social worlds.  ...  In critiquing qualitative research then, the criteria outlined in Table 3 should be used heuristically to guide the review and evaluation of the elements of a particular study, given its context and  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1440-1614.2002.01100.x pmid:12406114 fatcat:biului5hkrbe5dhhcvr5u3pyna

Capturing the Imagination: Arts-Informed Inquiry as a Method in Program Evaluation

Michelle J. Searle, Lyn M. Shulha
2016 The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation  
Arts-informed inquiry is an approach that works within, augments, and extends traditional forms of qualitative approaches.  ...  Three considerations found central to arts-informed inquiry are presented: (a) working with layers of context, (b) enhancing access and engagement, and (c) supporting differentiated communication.  ...  The key tenets of AI put forward by Knowles, Promislow, and Cole (2008) were brought to life by validating multiple truths over conclusive facts, creating work that is accessible to a range of audiences  ... 
doi:10.3138/cjpe.258 fatcat:xqos36daijfpddmo7vn3bqdoaq

Applicability of Usability Evaluation Techniques to Aviation Systems

Michael Clamann, David B. Kaber
2004 The International journal of aviation psychology  
If a system is useable, the dialog is intuitive and natural and allows the user to work in harmony with the system. There are numerous ways to evaluate and enhance the usability of a system.  ...  This dialog directs the actions of the operator to the device in the form of controls and from device to operator by converting raw data to useful information.  ...  The use of a usability/domain expert can increase the quality of the evaluation.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327108ijap1404_4 fatcat:njzvkrbkhbel3b5b5lpp24pola

Development of an Online Well-Being Intervention for Young People: An Evaluation Protocol

Gaston Antezana, Niranjan Bidargaddi, Victoria Blake, Geoffrey Schrader, Billingsley Kaambwa, Stephen Quinn, Simone Orlowski, Megan Winsall, Malcolm Battersby
2015 JMIR Research Protocols  
by the Assessment of Quality of Life-four dimensions (AQOL-4D) index.  ...  The secondary outcomes will be drawn from a subsample of participants and will include depression scores measured by the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale, and quality of life measured  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge Mr Yang Yang (MIT, University of Adelaide) for his contribution in the development of the OWC.  ... 
doi:10.2196/resprot.4098 pmid:25929201 pmcid:PMC4432225 fatcat:ueglmssitfed5opvcgtyne6rle

Evaluation Framework towards All Inclusive Mainstream ICT [chapter]

Maria Gemou, Evangelos Bekiaris
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The current paper presents the evaluation framework and plans developed for the evaluation of the applications to be developed in the context of the AEGIS Integrating Project (Grant Agreement: 224348)  ...  of the 7th Framework Programme, which aims to embed support for accessibility through the development of an Open Accessibility Framework, upon which open source accessibility interfaces and applications  ...  Evaluation criteria will include, but not be limited to: the quality of the user experience of the AEGIS applications under validation, the desirability and utility of the project results.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02707-9_54 fatcat:puzofsych5djnm4uir5va67xfe

EVALUATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION: LIMITS AND POSSIBILITIES OF THE STRUCTURING TEACHING CORE

Alboni Marisa Dudeque Pianovski Vieira, Sirley Terezinha Filipak
2015 Revista Diálogo Educacional  
The paper addresses public policies related to the evaluation of Higher Education and their relation to management quality, in particular regarding the Structuring Teaching Core (implemented by Resolution  ...  Theoretical support was sought in the work of Costa (2005), Gutierrez and Catani (2011), and Lück (2011), among others.  ...  The consolidation of a participatory management within an institution, however, is not an easy and spontaneous process.  ... 
doi:10.7213/rde.v15i44.5101 doaj:c27dfadd33af40899b8048433222c050 fatcat:ke7au6y4j5amvpnndq2yapllea

Learning selection: an evolutionary model for understanding, implementing and evaluating participatory technology development

B Douthwaite, J.D.H Keatinge, J.R Park
2002 Agricultural Systems  
The model is based on data from 13 attempts to introduce six postharvest technologies into the Philippines and Vietnam. It is built on an analogy between technology change and Darwinian evolution.  ...  and experiences and the promulgation of beneficial novelties.  ...  The research was funded by IRRI, the Impact Assessment and Evaluation Group (IAEG) set up by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and by the German Government through Deutsche  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0308-521x(01)00071-3 fatcat:hzaprj2oirgovdkh77dp4gv7dy
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