What is Usability? - Definition & Tools


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_____ is the method or process we use to determine how easy something is to identify, comprehend, and use.

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1. What attribute of usability describes how quickly something can be used once understood?

2. If a vehicle is pleasing to drive, what usability attribute does this involve?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is usability? To see what you know about this term and the different tools it involves, be sure to use the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see what you know about:

  • Attribute of usability that describes how fast something can be used once understood
  • The method used to determine how easy something is to identify or use
  • An attribute of usability that describes how often errors are created during use and how quickly users can recover
  • Most effective tool to determine usability
  • Attribute that describes a vehicle being pleasing to drive

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about attributes of usability
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of usability and its importance
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on usability tools

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled What is Usability? - Definition & Tools to learn more. Some other topics you can go over include:

  • Examples of usability
  • Why usability is important
  • Tools designed for usability