Computer Systems Experiences of Users with and Without Disabilities
An Evaluation Guide for Professionals
Edited by Maria Laura Mele
To Be Published November 11th 2013 by CRC Press – 320 pages
This book provides the necessary tools for the evaluation of the interaction between the user who is disabled and the computer system that was designed to assist that person. It creates an evaluation process able to assess the user's satisfaction with a developed system. It takes into account all of the individuals involved in the evaluation process. It presents a new theoretical perspective in the human computer interaction evaluation of disabled persons.
A brief history of Human-Computer Interaction. Defining Usability, Accessibility, and User Experience. Why We Should Be Talking about Psychotechnologies for Socialization, not just Websites. Equalizing the Relationship between Design and Evaluation. Why We Need an Integrated Model of Interaction Evaluation. Why Understanding Disabled Users’ Experience Matters. How You Can Set Up and Perform an Interaction Evaluation: Rules and Methods. Evaluation Techniques, Applications, and Tools. Summary of Usability Testing and the Analysis of Real Users’ Interaction. Conclusion.