Ch 6: Usability Testing & Technical Writing Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Usability Testing & Technical Writing chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the steps involved in using usability testing in technical writing in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Usability Testing & Technical Writing chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Introduction to usability testing Purposes of usability testing when developing technical documents
Tuesday Planning sessions Importance of usability test planning sessions, articulation of test goals
Wednesday Usability test participants Participant recruiting and screening, development of participant tasks
Thursday Roles of usability testers Observation of participant reactions and performance, data collection and analysis
Friday Usability testing components Usability test parameters, user profiles, usability test goals, test results and recommendations

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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