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The 10 Usability Heuristics: Examples & Evaluation

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_____ is the area that deals with how easy something is to recognize, understand, and use.

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1. _____ are the results, or lessons learned, through solving problems, repetition, and observation.

2. _____ is the group of general rules, gained through trial and error, that serve as a guide to how easy something is to use.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Usability heuristics are covered in this quiz and worksheet combination. You can find questions on the help and documentation heuristic as well as a heuristic that deals with the display of important information.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to see the following topics in the questions of the quiz:

  • The area dealing with ease of recognition and understanding
  • Term for the results of problem-solving and repetition
  • The heuristic for displaying important information
  • What the help and documentation heuristic involves

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the heuristic for the display of important information
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can remember the term for the area dealing with ease of use and understanding
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the different heuristics and what each deals with

Additional Learning

For more, go to the lesson titled The 10 Usability Heuristics: Examples & Evaluation, which is home to the following topics:

  • The factors of usability
  • Recognition rather than recall
  • Error prevention
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