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Excercise (to be handed out)

  1. Get real with IBM RealPhone
    • We will perform a usability study on IBM's RealPhone system
    • Download the full handout, which contains:
      • the presentation
      • evaluator's instructions and tasks
      • consent form
      • Pre-test, During-test and Post-test questions
      • methods for running a basic observational study
      • discussion of guidelines for user observation
      • IBM Real Phone Instruction Sheet and their test-drive instructions
      • Isys' Hall of Shame critique of RealPhone
    • The system is available here, as an installable .exe
    • The presentation, in powerpoint

Excercise

  1. Mouse-Typing on Phone Pads and Keyboards
    • We will perform a 'pilot' controlled study on how people perform on different types of keyboards

Last updated Fall, 2006