Tag Archives: heuristics

How to Conduct a Heuristic Evaluation

Heuristic evaluation (Nielsen and Molich, 1990; Nielsen 1994) is a usability engineering method for finding the usability problems in a user interface design so that they can be attended to as part of an iterative design process. Heuristic evaluation involves having a small set of evaluators examine the interface and judge its compliance with recognized […]

Designing Web Sites for Older Adults: A Review of Recent, Relevant Research (2004)

In this document from 2004, then recent, relevant research about Web site design and older adult users are reviewed. From the research reviewed here, the authors developed a set of heuristics to use in persona-based, task-based reviews of 50 Web sites that older adult users are likely to go to. Designing Web Sites for Older […]

Designing web sites for older adults: Expert review of usability for older adults at 50 web sites

In this document from 2005, findings from an expert review of 50 Web sites are presented. In a variation on the traditional heuristic evaluation methodology, heuristics were derived from research about older adults and Web design to perform persona-based, task-based reviews of Web sites that older adult users are likely to go to. The heuristics […]