Usability Testing Training
Course Description: Usability testing, also known as “User testing,” is a fundamental technique for evaluating the usability of interfaces and experiences. This Usability Testing training is designed to cover usability engineering research, focusing on usability testing as a primary method. Participants will learn every facet of the usability testing process, from strategic study planning to effective stakeholder communication.
Conduct Usability Testing: Learn the core process for conducting usability tests and how to evaluate different types of designs e.g. prototypes across platforms.
Build a Usability Test plan: Create comprehensive test plans that align with research goals and participant requirements. Adapt and customize test plans for diverse projects and contexts. e.g. Low-Fidelity.
Master Test Plan creation: Craft well-structured and practical test plans that guide different types of usability tests. Learn recruiting best practices for easy user recruiting and management.
Improve your moderation skills: Facilitate test sessions as a neutral moderator to uncover valuable insights. Learn best practices we’ve refined at Experience Dynamics over thousands of usability tests.
Gather accurate data: Gain hands-on experience in capturing usability test data, both directional and metrics-based testing.
Build Agile user testing skills: Learn how to report and analyze usability test data within an Agile framework. Effectively communicate discoveries to development teams, resulting in iterative enhancements.
Empower stakeholders: Effectively communicate usability test findings to stakeholders. Translate complex data into actionable insights and recommendations that resonate with decision-makers.
Course Format: This course offers a balanced blend of how-to skills with hands-on practice. Participants will engage in interactive tasks working with peers to master usability testing set-up, moderation, and reporting skills.