Overview of content related to 'standards' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/15864/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=derek%20brown&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en WebWatch: Testing Web Page Design Concepts for Usability http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/web-watch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue40/web-watch#author1">Dey Alexander</a> and <a href="/issue40/web-watch#author2">Derek Brown</a> demonstrate how the layout of a Web page has a direct influence upon users' capacity and willingness to engage with a Web site.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>In order to identify the extent to which visual designs assist users to locate particular elements that might be contained on a Web page (such as search, site-wide navigation, and local navigation), we used a usability testing method described by Tullis [<a href="#1">1</a>] to test a set of five Web page design concepts. All text elements on each of the designs were "greeked", or turned into nonsense text. This meant that users had to rely on the communicative aspects of each design in order to perform their tasks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue40/web-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue40 tooled up derek brown dey alexander monash university data information architecture search technology standards usability wireframe Thu, 29 Jul 2004 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1063 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk