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UX UI Credibility evaluation

  1. 1. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   1   UX/IxD Credibility Evaluation Assignment 3 Akshay Chauhan Due: August 5, 2014 Mark: 25% User Interface Evaluations Details Each student will choose two websites: a not for profit and online store to complete an evaluation for each.
  2. 2. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   2   User  Interface  Evaluation   Web  site:  http://www.ted.com/   WEB  SITE  CREDIBILITY     AUTHORITY   Authority  reveals  that  the  person,  institution  or  agency  responsible  for  the  site  and  its  qualifications  and   knowledge.       Is  it  clear  who  developed  the  site?   Reference  URL(s):    http://whois.domaintools.com/ted.com   Yes                            No   Has  the  organization/author  clearly  provided  all  contact  information  including:  e-­‐mail   address,  snail  mail  address,  phone  number,  and  fax  number?   Reference  URL(s):  https://support.ted.com/customer/portal/emails/new   Yes                            No   Has  the  organization/author  clearly  stated  their  qualifications,  credentials,  or  provided   background  information,  that  gives  them  the  authority  to  present  the  information  on   the  site?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.ted.com/about/our-­‐organization/who-­‐we-­‐are   Yes                            No   Is  the  site  supported  by  a  government  agency?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.ted.com/about/our-­‐organization/how-­‐ted-­‐works   Yes                            No   PURPOSE   The  author  should  be  clear  about  the  purpose  of  the  information  presented  in  the  site.  Some  sites  are  meant  to   inform,  persuade,  state  an  opinion,  entertain,  or  parody  something  or  someone.   What  is  the  purpose  of  the  site  and  does  the  content  support  it?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.ted.com/about/our-­‐organization   Yes                            No   Does  the  domain  name  of  the  site  indicate  its  purpose?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.ted.com   Yes                            No   Is  the  site  well  organized  and  focused?   Reference  URL(s):]        http://www.ted.com/talks/browse   Yes                            No   Are  the  navigation  labels  appropriate  for  the  topic  of  the  site?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.ted.com/talks/browse   Yes                            No   Is  the  information  geared  toward  a  specific  audience?   Identify  Audience:  Skilled  Professionals     Yes                            No  
  3. 3. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   3   Reference  URL:  http://www.ted.com/talks/browse   COVERAGE   It  is  often  difficult  to  assess  the  extent  of  coverage  since  the  depth  in  a  site,  through  the  use  of  links,  can  be   infinite.  One  organization  may  claim  to  present  comprehensive  coverage  of  a  topic  while  another  may  cover  just   one  aspect  of  a  topic.   Is  the  web  site  valuable  compared  to  others  on  the  same  topic?   Review  2  similar  sites  for  coverage:       Reference  URL(s):    http://www.pechakucha.org/  and    http://igniteshow.com/   Yes                            No   Does  the  site  provide  its  own  information  instead  of  depending  totally  on  outside  links?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.ted.com/talks/browse   Yes                            No   Does  the  site  have  relevant  outside  links?   Reference  URL(s):  All  links  are  on  the  same  domain   Yes                            No   Yes                            No   CURRENCY   The  currency  of  the  site  refers  to:  how  current  the  information  presented  is  and  how  often  the  site  is  updated  or   maintained.  It  is  important  to  know  when  a  site  was  created,  when  it  was  last  updated,  and  if  all  of  the  links  are   current.   Is  the  date  the  information  was  first  written  given?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.ted.com/talks/ze_frank_are_you_human   Yes                            No   Is  the  date  the  information  was  last  revised  given?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.ted.com/talks/ze_frank_are_you_human   Yes                            No   Are  the  links  up-­‐to-­‐date  and  reliable?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.ted.com/talks/ze_frank_are_you_human   Yes                            No   Is  the  site  fully  developed?  (ie.  no  under  construction  or  coming  soon  pages)   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.ted.com/talks/ze_frank_are_you_human   Yes                            No  
  4. 4. Akshay  Chauhan   User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   4   OBJECTIVITY   The  objectivity  of  the  site  should  be  clear.  Objective  sites  will  present  information  with  a  minimum  of  bias,  with   a  minimum  intention  to  persuade.   Is  the  information  presented  with  a  particular  bias?   Explain  particular  bias:  Organization  claims  to  be  unbiased.   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.ted.com/about/our-­‐organization/how-­‐ted-­‐ works/debunking-­‐ted-­‐myths   Yes                            No   Does  the  site  uses  advertising  that  may  be  a  conflict  of  interest  with  the  content?   Reference  URL(s):   Yes                            No   Does  the  site  employ  visible,  evident  call  to  actions  to  persuade  you  or  sell  something?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver   Yes                            No   Does  the  site  employ  an  unconventional,  unique  interface  design  to  persuade  users  to   click?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver   Yes                            No   ACCURACY   There  are  few  standards  available  on  the  web  to  verify  the  accuracy  of  information.  It  is  the  responsibility  of  the   reader  to  beware  of  the  information  presented.  Be  sure  to  differentiate  fact  from  opinion.   Is  the  information  reliable?  If  the  publisher  is  affiliated  with  a  known  institution,  this   could  be  a  clue.    The  talks  are  given  by  killed  professionals,  peer  reviewed  scientists   well  established  artists  and  designers.   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.ted.com/about/our-­‐organization/how-­‐ted-­‐ works/debunking-­‐ted-­‐myths   Yes                            No   If  statistics  and  other  factual  information  are  presented,  are  proper  references  given  for   the  origin  of  the  information?   Reference  URL(s):     http://www.ted.com/talks/iwan_baan_ingenious_homes_in_unexpected_places   Yes                            No   From  the  reading  you  have  already  done  on  the  subject  does  the  information  on  the  site   seem  accurate?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.ted.com/about/our-­‐organization/how-­‐ted-­‐works/ted-­‐ brain-­‐trust   Yes                            No   Is  the  information  provided  comparable  to  other  sites  on  the  same  topic?   Reference  URL(s):  TED  talks  does  not  have  any  direct  competitor.   Yes                            No   Does  the  text  follow  basic  rules  of  grammar,  spelling  and  composition?   Reference  URL(s):   Yes                            No  
  5. 5. Akshay  Chauhan   User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   5   Is  a  bibliography  or  reference  of  sources  list  included?   Reference  URL(s):  Not  necessarily   Yes                            No   INTERFACE  DESIGN   Balance  and  Symmetry     Evidence  of  the  ability  to  establish  a  sense  of  screen  compositional  balance  with     the  use  of  repetition,  rhythm,  equal  weight  of  screen  elements,  left  and  right,  top  and  bottom.   Add  screenshot  of  interface  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating:    Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak   N/A  
  6. 6. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   6   Proportion  and  Grouping     Creating  windows  and  groupings  of  data  or  text  with  aesthetically  pleasing  proportions.   Add  screenshot  of  interface  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating:    Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak    N/A  
  7. 7. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   7   Colour  Application   Interface  presents  the  ability  to  manipulate  colour  technically  and  expressively,  understanding  colour  relationships   and  effective  applications.  Consider  colour  in  backgrounds,  text  and  navigation  systems.     Add  screenshot  of  interface  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating:    Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak    N/A   CALL  TO  ACTIONS    AND  ACTIONABLE  ELEMENTS   -­‐ Follows  the  TED.com  branding   -­‐ Primary  actionable  elements  –  Red   -­‐ Secondary  actionable  elements  –    Light  gray   Forgiveness   Evidence  of  having  created  an  effective  interface,  the  Web  site  is  forgiving,  instilling  users  with  a  sense  of  control   and  pace.   Add  screenshot  of  interface  or  diagram  of  a  task  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating:    Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak    N/A   I  noticed  that  although  the  site  had  great  design  and  information  architecture  but  the  complete  user  experience   was  not  thought-­‐through/implemented.   A  lot  of  places  where  feedback  can  be  given  in  the  form  of  JavaScript  type  validation,  it  is  missing.   Empty  comment  box  and  pressing  ‘Submit  content’  goes  to  blank  error  page,  instead  of  showing  error  feedback   on  same  screen  so  user  can  make  correction.  
  8. 8. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   8   Search  does  not  have  autocomplete.     Search  doesn’t  provide  any  related  keywords.   Screenshot  added  below.   Feedback     Without  feedback,  users  might  not  be  sure  that  their  action  has  actually  been  received  and  processed  by  the   computer.  Consider  page  download  times  and  the  use  of  visual  and  audio  aids  to  response  to  expected  delays,   help  features,  task  oriented  help,  Hints  and  tips.     Add  Screenshot  of  interface  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating  (2  Samples  Max):  Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak    N/A   Related  keywords  missing.  One  of  their  latest  videos  is  ‘Are  you  human?’  Could  have  given  hint.   Error  on  same  page  or  some  error  alert  could  have  been  better  since  I’d  be  on  same  page.   A  better  example  on  Facebook:  
  9. 9. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   9   Overall  experience,  the  Interface  of  this  Web  site  is:    Fairly  Good   Excellent   Good Developing Weak Poor   Consider  purpose,  content,  navigation,  functionality/feedback  and    screen  design  elements  to  support  you   overall  experience  rating:     1) TED  clearly  lacks  backend  programmer  and  frontend  UI  developer  expertise. – No  feedbacks/validations – Error  is  on  a  separate  pages – Search  system  could  be  improved. 2) Design  and  graphics  is  clearly  at  par  with  print  design  magazines. 3) Due  to  the  browsing  habits  of  TED  content  consumers,  they  get  away  without  having  a  good  internal search  engine.   TED  videos  are  also  search  via  google  most  of  the  time  as  well.  Their  videos  are  also  present  on  Youtube.   4) Content  organisers/IA  and  content  curators/managers  are  of  utmost  importance  to  them  as  each  content has  to  be  checked  for  correct  tagging  and  categorization  as  well  as  massive  amount  of  information  on  the   site.  
  10. 10. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   10  
  11. 11. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   11   User  Interface  Evaluation   Web  site:    bhphotovideo.com   WEB  SITE  CREDIBILITY     AUTHORITY   Authority  reveals  that  the  person,  institution  or  agency  responsible  for  the  site  and  its  qualifications  and   knowledge.     Is  it  clear  who  developed  the  site?   Reference  URL(s):  http://whois.domaintools.com/bhphotovideo.com   Yes                            No   Has  the  organization/author  clearly  provided  all  contact  information  including:  e-­‐mail   address,  snail  mail  address,  phone  number,  and  fax  number?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/find/contactForm.jsp   Yes                            No   Has  the  organization/author  clearly  stated  their  qualifications,  credentials,  or  provided   background  information,  that  gives  them  the  authority  to  present  the  information  on   the  site?   Reference  URL(s):  Carries  multiple  brands.  They  have  a  blog  and  do  product  reviews   but  reviewers  don’t  require  to  be  certified  or  qualified,  because  of  the  kind  of  product   they  sell  .ie  audio  video  gear.     Yes                            No   Is  the  site  supported  by  a  government  agency?   Reference  URL(s):    Online  store  for  consumer  products.   Yes                            No   PURPOSE   The  author  should  be  clear  about  the  purpose  of  the  information  presented  in  the  site.  Some  sites  are  meant  to   inform,  persuade,  state  an  opinion,  entertain,  or  parody  something  or  someone.   What  is  the  purpose  of  the  site  and  does  the  content  support  it?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/browse/Professional-­‐ Video/ci/3755/N/4294545851   Yes                            No   Does  the  domain  name  of  the  site  indicate  its  purpose?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/browse/Professional-­‐ Video/ci/3755/N/4294545851   Yes                            No   Is  the  site  well  organized  and  focused?   Reference  URL(s):]  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/browse/Professional-­‐ Video/ci/3755/N/4294545851   Yes                            No  
  12. 12. Akshay  Chauhan   User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   12   Are  the  navigation  labels  appropriate  for  the  topic  of  the  site?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/browse/Professional-­‐ Video/ci/3755/N/4294545851   Yes                            No   Is  the  information  geared  toward  a  specific  audience?   Identify  Audience:    Audio  Video  professionals     Reference  URL:    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/browse/Professional-­‐ Video/ci/3755/N/4294545851   Yes                            No   COVERAGE   It  is  often  difficult  to  assess  the  extent  of  coverage  since  the  depth  in  a  site,  through  the  use  of  links,  can  be   infinite.  One  organization  may  claim  to  present  comprehensive  coverage  of  a  topic  while  another  may  cover  just   one  aspect  of  a  topic.   Is  the  web  site  valuable  compared  to  others  on  the  same  topic?   Review  2  similar  sites  for  coverage:       Reference  URL(s):  http://www.adorama.com/  and  http://www.linkdelight.com/   Adorama  a  smaller  competitor.   LinkDelight  mainly  focuses  on  accessory  and  hardware  required  by  Photo  Video   industry.   Yes                            No   Does  the  site  provide  its  own  information  instead  of  depending  totally  on  outside  links?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/964117-­‐ REG/blackmagic_design_blackmagic_pocket_cinema_camera.html   Yes                            No   Does  the  site  have  relevant  outside  links?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/964117-­‐ REG/blackmagic_design_blackmagic_pocket_cinema_camera.html   Yes            No   Yes                            No   CURRENCY   The  currency  of  the  site  refers  to:  how  current  the  information  presented  is  and  how  often  the  site  is  updated  or   maintained.  It  is  important  to  know  when  a  site  was  created,  when  it  was  last  updated,  and  if  all  of  the  links  are   current.   Is  the  date  the  information  was  first  written  given?   Reference  URL(s):      http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/buying-­‐ guide/mirrorless-­‐cameras-­‐buying-­‐guide   Yes                            No   Is  the  date  the  information  was  last  revised  given?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/buying-­‐ guide/mirrorless-­‐cameras-­‐buying-­‐guide   Yes                            No  
  13. 13. Akshay  Chauhan   User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   13   Are  the  links  up-­‐to-­‐date  and  reliable?   Reference  URL(s):   Yes                            No   Is  the  site  fully  developed?  (ie.  no  under  construction  or  coming  soon  pages)   Reference  URL(s):   Yes                            No   OBJECTIVITY   The  objectivity  of  the  site  should  be  clear.  Objective  sites  will  present  information  with  a  minimum  of  bias,  with   a  minimum  intention  to  persuade.   Is  the  information  presented  with  a  particular  bias?   Explain  particular  bias:     Reference  URL(s):  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/buying-­‐ guide/mirrorless-­‐cameras-­‐buying-­‐guide   Yes                            No   Does  the  site  uses  advertising  that  may  be  a  conflict  of  interest  with  the  content?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/buy/Pro-­‐Camcorders-­‐ Cameras/ci/16763/N/4256818817   Yes                          No  
  14. 14. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   14   Does  the  site  employ  visible,  evident  call  to  actions  to  persuade  you  or  sell  something?   Reference  URL(s):    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/964117-­‐ REG/blackmagic_design_blackmagic_pocket_cinema_camera.html   Yes                            No   Does  the  site  employ  an  unconventional,  unique  interface  design  to  persuade  users  to   click?   Reference  URL(s):      http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/964117-­‐ REG/blackmagic_design_blackmagic_pocket_cinema_camera.html   1. Primary  Add  to  Cart 2. Secondary  Add  to  wishlist Yes                            No  
  15. 15. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   15   3. Notify  in  stock 4. Additional  Upgrades 5. Buying  options ACCURACY   There  are  few  standards  available  on  the  web  to  verify  the  accuracy  of  information.  It  is  the  responsibility  of  the   reader  to  beware  of  the  information  presented.  Be  sure  to  differentiate  fact  from  opinion.   Is  the  information  reliable?  If  the  publisher  is  affiliated  with  a  known  institution,  this   could  be  a  clue.   Reference  URL(s):    Phyical  store  in  New  York,  USA   http://www.bhphotovideo.com/find/locate.jsp   Yes                            No   If  statistics  and  other  factual  information  are  presented,  are  proper  references  given  for   the  origin  of  the  information?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/buying-­‐ guide/mirrorless-­‐cameras-­‐buying-­‐guide   Yes                            No   From  the  reading  you  have  already  done  on  the  subject  does  the  information  on  the  site   seem  accurate?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/buying-­‐ guide/mirrorless-­‐cameras-­‐buying-­‐guide   Yes                            No   Is  the  information  provided  comparable  to  other  sites  on  the  same  topic?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/buying-­‐ guide/mirrorless-­‐cameras-­‐buying-­‐guide   Comparable  but  the  provide  the  overall  in  a  very  concise  readable  form  and  better   graphics/illustrations.   Yes                            No   Does  the  text  follow  basic  rules  of  grammar,  spelling  and  composition?   Reference  URL(s):  http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/buying-­‐ guide/mirrorless-­‐cameras-­‐buying-­‐guide   Yes                            No   Is  a  bibliography  or  reference  of  sources  list  included?   Reference  URL(s):  It  does  not  matter  to  them  as  they  sell  audio  video  gear.   Yes                            No   INTERFACE  DESIGN  
  16. 16. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   16   Balance  and  Symmetry     Evidence  of  the  ability  to  establish  a  sense  of  screen  compositional  balance  with     the  use  of  repetition,  rhythm,  equal  weight  of  screen  elements,  left  and  right,  top  and  bottom.   Add  screenshot  of  interface  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating:    Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak   N/A   A  little  crowded  in  terms  of  design  but  functionally  it  works  well  and  user  flow  is  good  and  gives  suggestions  for   more  purchases(upgrade  deals,  additional  warranties  etc.).   Proportion  and  Grouping     Creating  windows  and  groupings  of  data  or  text  with  aesthetically  pleasing  proportions.   Add  screenshot  of  interface  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating:    Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak    N/A  
  17. 17. Akshay  Chauhan   User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   17   Grouping  is  similar  to  most  online  shopping  sites  Purchase  related  option  clustered  together  and  display   photographs  on  the  right.   Colour  Application   Interface  presents  the  ability  to  manipulate  colour  technically  and  expressively,  understanding  colour  relationships   and  effective  applications.  Consider  colour  in  backgrounds,  text  and  navigation  systems.     Add  screenshot  of  interface  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating:    Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak    N/A   Its  functional  but  can  be  made  better.  
  18. 18. Akshay  Chauhan   User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   18   Forgiveness   Evidence  of  having  created  an  effective  interface,  the  Web  site  is  forgiving,  instilling  users  with  a  sense  of  control   and  pace.   Add  screenshot  of  interface  or  diagram  of  a  task  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating:    Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak    N/A  
  19. 19. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   19   Feedback     Without  feedback,  users  might  not  be  sure  that  their  action  has  actually  been  received  and  processed  by  the   computer.  Consider  page  download  times  and  the  use  of  visual  and  audio  aids  to  response  to  expected  delays,   help  features,  task  oriented  help,  Hints  and  tips.     Add  Screenshot  of  interface  indicating  the  area  evaluated  and  give  details  about  your  rating  (2  Samples  Max):  Excellent    Good  Developing    Weak    N/A  
  20. 20. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   20   Overall  experience,  the  Interface  of  this  Web  site  is:   Excellent   Good Developing Weak Poor   Consider  purpose,  content,  navigation,  functionality/feedback  and    screen  design  elements  to  support  you   overall  experience  rating:     1) I  use  this  site  personally,  find  it  functional. 2) It  is  not  very  clear,  you  need  to  read  information  clearly  to  find  what  you  need. You  rely  more  on  recall  from  last  use  than  recognition.   3) BHPhotovideo  has  information  (Customer  reviews,  Suggest  this  to  a  friend    and  rating)  that  is  just  enough to  convince  you  to  buy  or  not  buy  the  product.  ‘See  image’  
  21. 21. Akshay  Chauhan   User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   21   4) Categorization  of  Products  and  Filtering  is  very  quite  good.
  22. 22. Akshay  Chauhan     User  Interface  Evaluation  –  Assignment  3  –  July  22,  2014   Human  Factor  for  Interface  Design  -­‐  New  Media  Design  and  Web  Development  Program   Digital  Arts  Department  -­‐  BCIT  School  of  Business   22   5) It  allows  users  to  create  multiple  Wishlists,  which  I  find  very  useful,  since  I  like  to  have  a  separate  list  of Photography,  audio  and  video  equipment  that  I  need.  At  some  cases  I  do  go  back  and  buy  things  that  I  can   buy  and  add  value  to  my  work.  

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