Evaluation Story: Mural Map of Canada

The Project This semester, our team executed a remote moderated user testing study to evaluate any obstacles and design challenges confronting mobile users of Mural Routes’ Mural Map of Canada. In all, our study involved six participants who were new to Mural Routes, to best understand the site from the perspective of novice users.  Duration …

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Evaluation Story: Cooper Hewitt Collection API

CLIENTS:Cooper Hewitt Museum TEAM MEMBERS:Aimee ShiAlyssa BindaChelsea YipFariah Qasim PROFESSOR: Elena Villaespesa ABOUT THE PROJECTCooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is a design museum that has been bringing the innovative and experimental technology into museum’s collections, knowledge, and resources. Recently Cooper Hewitt aims to renovate their public application programming interface (API) section on their official website. …

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Evaluation Story: Cooper Union Library Website

ABOUT THE PROJECT The Cooper Union Library has served The Cooper Union community for over 160 years. With the recent redesign of their library website, the purpose of this project is to learn how users interact with the website and provide recommendations to enhance the usability and user experience. By using UserZoom Go, an online, …

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Remote Moderated Usability Evaluation Study with UserZoom

The Project The Archivist Round Table website’s mission is to serve as an advocacy platform to: Raise awareness to the cultural preservation of materials by making things more accessible to the public. Influence court decisions on behalf of archives. Provide avenues for existing and aspiring archivists to share advice and best practices, and further their …

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Design Critique: Waze

Empathetic design. Empathy is defined as the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference. Empathetic design integrates this mindset of placing oneself in another’s position into the design of products. In this design critique, we’ll look at the navigation application, Waze, and how they’ve incorporated empathetic design …

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