LIS 385T.6/Summer 2000/Leggett/Homework/50 points
The homework assignments will be discussed in class in detail.
Homework One - Light Switch Design (Due June 8)
Each homework is worth 10 points.
Design and prototype a light switch. This will be a physical prototype that the student will "stick" to the wall and present to the class.
Homework Two - Visibility and Affordability (Due June 9)
Students will inspect their environments to find particular instances of poor visibility and/or affordance of an object. A picture, prototype or real object will be presented to the class and the visibility and affordances will be discussed.
Homework Three - Approval for Term Project and Team Design Project (Due June 13)
That is correct. All you have to do is have your Term Project and Team Design approved by the due date for homework three and you get the points!
Homework Four - Traditional Experiments vs. Usability Engineering (Due June 16)
Write a one page description of Traditional Experiments versus Usability Engineering. Delivered via the WWW.
Homework Five - User Testing of Design Prototypes (Due June 19)
Each team will write a one page description of how they would accomplish user testing of their prototypes. Delivered via the WWW.