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A Review of Morae for Usability Testing

By Sav Shrestha Summary: TechSmith’s Morae is a powerful tool that is useful for any usability study. Its simplicity, efficiency, cost effectiveness and portability has redefined the data collection process and allows researchers to focus on the user experience rather

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Summer Internship @ Google, Inc.: Accessibility Experiences

By A. D. Shaikh, Wichita State University P. Strain, Queens University Belfast, UK Note: This article is based on a paper accepted for CHI 2007 (Strain, Shaikh, & Boardman). Summary. This paper summarizes some of the major lessons learned about

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Comparing the Usability of Three Dual-Language School Websites

By S. Naidu, V. D. Hinkle, & S. Shrestha Summary. This study evaluated the usability of three websites for Spanish-English Dual Language K-8 schools. Twelve participants (6 parents, 6 teachers) reviewed and performed tasks on the three public school websites.

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Eye Gaze Patterns while Searching vs. Browsing a Website

By S. Shrestha & K. Lenz Summary: This article discusses users’ visual scan paths of web pages containing text and/or pictures while conducting browsing and searching tasks. User performance on three usability tasks on an e-commerce website is described. Results

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The Effect of Typeface on the Perception of Email

By A. D. Shaikh, D. Fox, & B. S. Chaparro Summary. This study investigated the effect that a font has on the reader’s perception of an email. Based on a previous study by Shaikh, Chaparro, and Fox (2006), a sample

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