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Usability Engineering (INFO30004) // Assessment

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Assessment

Description

  • Assignment 1 - Group project (3-4 students) on user needs analysis of a particular situation of use, design of a paper prototype and a cognitive walkthrough. The assignment consists of a written report (3000-4000 words - 20%) and a presentation (10 minutes - 5%) due in week 6, requiring approximately 30 hours of work per group member. Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 3 and 4 are addressed in this assignment.
  • Assignment 2 - Group project (3-4 students) to create a digital prototype (based on the findings of assignment 1) and to conduct a usability evaluation of the prototype. Groups must report on the evaluation via a written report (3000-4000 words - 20%) and a presentation (10 minutes- 5%) due in week 12, requiring approximately 30 hours of work per group member. ILOs 4 and 5 are addressed in this assignment. Assignment 2 is a hurdle and must be passed to pass the subject.
  • One written 2 hour closed book end of semester examination (50%). ILOs 1 to 4 are addressed in the examination. The examination is a hurdle and must be passed to pass the subject.

Hurdle Requirement: To pass the subject, students must obtain:

  • at least 50% of the marks available in assignment 2
  • at least 50% of the marks available in the examination