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Stage 5 in Design Thinking: Test - Chapter Summary
Entertaining lessons in this short and informative chapter offer a comprehensive overview of stage 5 in design thinking, also known as the test stage. The lessons provide in-depth analyses of the importance of the test stage. Your employees will also gain valuable details about how to refine and test prototypes.
This chapter is completely flexible, enabling you to choose which lesson to incorporate in your corporate training sessions. Multiple-choice quizzes make it easy to find out how well your employees understand concepts covered in the lessons you share. Any trainees who want to study outside of your training sessions can take advantage of mobile features that let them access our chapter resources independently.
How It Helps
- Introduces concepts: Lessons in this chapter ensure your employees have a quality understanding of the test stage in design thinking.
- Discusses practices: This chapter closely examines top practices for testing prototypes.
- Builds confidence: By reviewing this chapter's entertaining lessons, your designers will have the confidence they need to correctly test and refine prototypes.
Upon completion of this chapter, your trainees will be ready to:
- Explain the purpose and importance of the test stage
- Utilize best practices for testing prototypes
- Incorporate user feedback when refining prototypes
- Use a checklist to engage in the practical application of prototype testing
1. The Test Stage in Design Thinking: Purpose & Importance
The test stage in design thinking helps designers learn more about their consumers, their problems and their prototype. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the test stage and its purpose and importance.
2. Best Practices for Testing Prototypes
It's important to get the stage of prototype testing right since it will influence your final product. In this lesson, you'll learn some best practices for testing and ways to keep your tester engaged in the process.
3. Refining Prototypes with User Feedback
This lesson goes over the many ways by which you can solicit and gather user feedback in order to help refine a prototype. This includes whom to ask, what to ask, and much more.
4. Practical Application: Prototype Testing Checklist
This checklist will help you when planning and conducting user tests for your prototype. You can use this checklist as a guideline for both planning and conducting user tests to achieve the best learning outcome.
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