Usability in Website and Software Design
Web sites have unique usability issues. Users are drawn from a widely disparate, critical population and satisfaction has to occur with 7 seconds. Building usable, effective web sites that are human-centered and attractive requires an innovative approach coupled with a stable and usable toolset. This course teaches students about the issues faced by web designers and the main tools available for building in usability as well as assessing it. The issues surrounding the web as a public space for disabled access is also addressed.
Prerequisite: WEBD-215 OR SDEV-230
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