Instructions and Usability Unit

Unit Description: The Instructions and Usability Unit will introduce the principles of user-centered design and help you practice audience-centered communication, usability tests, graphics, and document layout. This Unit will cover the following skills and genres:

  • Audience-Centered Communication
  • Document Layout
  • User-Centered Graphics
  • Instructions and Manuals
  • Product and Interface Design
  • Small-Scale Usability Tests
  • Usability Scenarios
  • Qualitative Research
  • Iterative Development
  • Technical Reports

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Instructions and Usability Assignment

Usability Test Demonstration

Usability Test Default Script

Example Student Projects