Ch 6: Usability Testing & Technical Writing: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Usability Testing & Technical Writing chapter of this Technical Writing Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about usability testing and technical writing. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the ways to plan and implement usability testing on technical documents required in a typical technical writing course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other technical writing work.
  • Identify the usability testing concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our Technical Writing Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about usability testing for technical writing and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding screening and different roles for usability testing participants, the importance of planning for usability testing, writing the usability test plan or any other usability testing topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their English learning
  • Prefer learning English visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their usability testing unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in technical writing
  • Don't have access to their English teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning usability testing simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live technical writing tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn usability testing on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Look at usability testing and why it would be used on technical documents.
  • Discuss why usability testing should begin with a planning session.
  • Examine the screening process for participants and their various roles.
  • Explore how to write a usability test plan.
  • Review making recommendations based on the usability test.

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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