Methodology to Apply a Usability Testing by Non Specialized People: Evaluation of the European Platform "e-Exhibitions"
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This paper presents a methodology developed to the Usability analysis of a platform to create and publish virtual exhibitions (e-Exhibitions Platform). This methodology was developed considering its application by anybody without large experience in usability testing. The methodology was applied with success in Portugal, Italy and Germany with a sample of 18 subjects. This methodology intends to fill the gap related to the long-distance usability testing applied by people without experience in this kind of test.
KeywordsUsability Testing Methodology Usability tools Protocol
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