Projects

What are IXD@Pratt students up to? Posts in this category showcase the great work our students do and highlight the many different tools, methods, and techniques students learn at Pratt.

NYARC Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the New York Art Resource Consortium (NYARC) website (http://www.nyarc.org/). Student Team: Kate Asmus, Caitlin Harrington, Nik Dragovic, Laura Marte-Piccini Download Full Report: NYARC User Testing Report (PDF)

METRO Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the Metropolitan Library Council (METRO) website (http://metro.org/). Student Team: Hannah Goldstein, Michelle Magnotta, Julia Robbins Download Full Report: METRO User Testing Report (PDF)

Collaboration Platform Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the beta version of a collaboration platform created by a local start-up. Student Team: Jessica Espejel, Megan Koontz, Lauren Restivo Download Full Report: Collaboration Platform User Testing Report (PDF)

Vienna Secession Digital Exhibit Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of MOMA’s “This Kiss to the Whole World” digital exhibit of Klimt and the Vienna Secession (http://secession.nyarc.org/). Student Team: Lauren Allshouse, Michael Beiser,  Jordana Carlin, Libby Kaufer Download Full Report: Vienna Secession User Testing Report (PDF)

Center for Jewish History Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the Center for Jewish History’s single search interface (http://search.cjh.org/). Student Team: J.D. Arden, Rachel O’Neill, Elizabeth Willse Download Full Report: Center for Jewish History User Test Report (PDF)

Lloyd Sealy Library Heuristic Usability Evaluation

In Spring 2014, two students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted separate heuristic usability evaluations of the website for the Lloyd Sealy Library Digital Collections at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (http://dc.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/). Student #1: Jessica Espejel Student #2: Megan Koontz Download Full Reports: Espejel – Lloyd Sealy […]

Decorative Things Heuristic Usability Evaluation

In Spring 2014, one student from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a heuristic usability evaluation of the Decorative Things website (http://www.decorativethings.com/). Student Leader: Jordana Carlin Download Full Report: Decorative Things Heuristic Evaluation (PDF)

Fuzd Mobile App Diary Study

In Fall 2013, two teams from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a diary usability study of the Fuzd mobile app (http://fuzd.com/). Student Team #1: Sean Fitzell, Sharon Matz, Peter Otis, Theo Roth Student Team #2: Iris Bierlein, Stephanie Diorio, Allison Hall, Carolyn Madeo Download Full Reports: Fuzd Diary Study Report […]