Usability Testing with People with Disabilities

Class description

The best way to learn how your website or app will work for people with disabilities is to observe them using it. Usability testing let users try out your product so you can learn what works for them for usable accessibility. You will learn how to adapt a usability test plan for different assistive technology and different disabilities. Best of all, you’ll practice running a usability test with users with disabilities.

Speaker

Kate Walser

Date

May 17th, 2017

Time

2:15 pm-3:45 pm

Class level

Intermediate

Class type

Lecture

Track

Design & Usability

Prerequisites

None

Take Aways

  • How usability testing can help you take accessibility to the next level
  • Improved skills as a usability test moderator
  • Techniques for adapting a usability test session to work with different disabilities and assistive technologies

Location

Room TH 203