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Webinar: Lessons Learned from SGCI’s Usability Consulting

February 12, 2020

Lessons Learned from SGCI’s Usability Consulting

Presented by Paul Parsons, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Computer Graphics Technology, Purdue University, SGCI Usability Consultant, Instructor at Gateway Focus Week

This webinar will provide an overview of lessons learned from usability consulting engagements with more than 15 science gateways over the past three years. Common challenges, usability mistakes, and potential solutions will be identified and discussed. Examples of how specific science gateways have improved their usability will be presented. Attendees will learn a set of best practices that can be used to enhance the usability of their own science gateways.

Resources for doing web usability testing:

http://sensible.com (the books are good too)

https://www.nngroup.com/topic/web-usability/

Resources for accessibility with guidelines:

https://uxdesign.cc/designing-for-accessibility-is-not-that-hard-c04cc4779d94

https://uxplanet.org/a-primer-to-web-accessibility-for-designers-2c548448c612

Webinar Slides

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