Published: March 15, 2001.
Conducting a Heuristic Evaluation of a Museum Web Site to Improve its Usability
Session: Heuristic Evaluation
This workshop introduces the concept and terminology associated with Web usability and heuristic evaluation of Web sites as a method of usability inspection. It provides the basic knowledge necessary to conduct a heuristic evaluation using the "Heuristics for Web Communications".
The participants of the workshop will be able to:
Requirements for participation include good knowledge of Web design and HTML.
This full day workshop will be conducted in a networked classroom at the University of Washington. Transportation from the hotel will be provided. Participation is limited to 4 groups of 4 (16 participants maximum)
Special Issue "Heuristics for Web Communications" of the Journal of Technical Communication, 47 (3) August 2000, and the Web site of the Department of Technical Communication at the University of Washington. Internet, URL http://www.uwtc.washington.edu/international/workshop/1999/post-workshop/heuristics/default.htm. Version: 08/02/99.