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Planning And Creating Usability Tests For Those With Disabilities

taught by: Elisa Miller

Session Summary:

This is an introduction to usability testing, when and how to conduct testing as a part of your app or web site development process. You will learn how to create a usability test, as well as adapt your test to work with people with different disabilities and assistive technologies.

Description:

This is an introduction to usability testing, when and how to conduct testing as a part of your app or web site development process.

You will learn how to create a usability test, as well as adapt your test to work with people with different disabilities and assistive technologies.

In this session, you will learn how to recruit and screen people with disabilities, the pros and cons of remote vs. in-person testing and moderated vs. unmoderated testing, and disability etiquette.

We will talk through test plans, checklists and logistics which will help you plan and conduct your own usability test.

Practical Skills:

  • Creating usability tests for your applications or websites
  • Creating tasks to uncover usability and accessibility issues
  • When you should conduct usability testing as part of website design/development