Slide 8 of 34

Usability is evaluated by several different methods

Define user tasks first, then…

  • Cognitive walkthrough
  • Heuristic and guideline evaluation
  • User test


  • There are different ways to evaluate usability, but you should always start with determining the main tasks users will use the product for.
  • After finding the main user tasks, there are several ways to evaluate usability - These are technical terms used in the usability field so just bear with me and I’ll explain them in the next few slides.

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