Usability Testing Basics: Remote and In-Person Studies

Tuesday 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Vashon 2

Intimidated by conducting your own usability study? This session will give you the tools you need to conduct effective usability tests whether your participants are in the room or in a different country. The session includes practical techniques to successfully plan, prepare, and conduct your test and activities to help you become more confident with the entire process of usability testing. Finally, you’ll get tips on how to get the most useful results from your study.

Participants will also learn about:

  • Testing protocols
  • Types of usability testing and required vs. optional resources
  • Recruiting and scheduling usability tests
  • Non-disclosure and consent forms and their purposes
  • Pilot testing
  • Techniques for interacting with test participants
  • Current usability testing issues of interest (e.g. testing internationally, moderated vs. un-moderated, etc.)

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