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- Resources for controlled
- Resources for User testing
- Resources for Fitts' law
This is one of the best sites
for learning about questionnaires. In addition to descriptions
and good references the site also contains templates for you
to try out or to build your own questionnaires. The results
can be mailed either to yourself or someone else. The questionnaire
templates provide questions with Likert or Semantic scales.
There are also fields for open-ended text comments. Clicking
on a small icon next to each Likert scale question causes
a open-ended comment area are to be produced.
One of the first links on Keith Instone's usableweb site is
to a page of links about user testing. The usability testing
provides practical advice to help novices. For example, it
discusses the basics of usability testing, how to adapt basic
techniques for different situations, whether testing needs
to be done in a laboratory and many other important issues.
There are also links to articles and to guidelines.
Jakob Nielsen's site is devoted to convincing readers about
the value of heuristic evaluation and it contains references
to studies that compare heuristic evaluation with other techniques
including user testing.
This paper by Michael Levi and Frederick Conrad discusses
a study in which heuristic evaluation was used to evaluate
a World Wide Web prototype.
David Kieras has worked to extend GOMS by developing the
NGOMSL notation and others, for which he provides links on
this page. A useful selection of 'how to' resources is also
This site provides a short description of Fitts' Law and has
links to other sites.
Scott MacKenzie's home page contains links to his many papers
on Fitts' Law and there is also a section with links to introductory
This link to Scott MacKenzie's (1991) Doctoral Thesis provides
a lot of information for those who want to study Fitts' Law