WS30 - It's Easier than you Think and Harder than it Looks: Conducting Usability Evaluations for AT Product Development

Session Information
Session ID: 
WS30
Date & Time: 
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Location: 
Commerce
Session Description
Session Type: 
Abstract: 

Evaluating the usability of assistive technology products presents unique challenges to researchers and practitioners who are working with product developers. This workshop will discuss common obstacles and suggest tactics for all aspects of the evaluation process, including: creating focused evaluation goals, participant recruitment, choosing or creating evaluation tools, data analysis, and synthesis of information. The discussion segment will give audience members the opportunity to share challenges they have encountered and strategies used to overcome them.

Presenter(s)

James A Lenker