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Usability Evaluation of a University Portal Website

Barbara S. Chaparro Summary: This article provides a summary of a usability evaluation of a university portal website. University faculty, staff, and student users were asked to complete representative search tasks and provide feedback on the portal usability. Several user

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How Do Users Browse a Portal Website? An Examination of User Eye Movements

Owens, J. W. & Shrestha, S. Summary. This study examined the eye movement patterns of users browsing a web-based portal interface. Results demonstrate consistent scan patterns in both 2 and 3-column portal layouts. In the 2-column portal, users viewed the

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Card-Sorting: What You Need to Know about Analyzing and Interpreting Card Sorting Results

Veronica Hinkle Summary. This article provides general guidelines for card sorting analysis and interpretation. Tips include how to deal with dual group membership, individual differences, effects of semantic clustering, and items in a miscellaneous group. INTRODUCTION Card sorting is a

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Examining the Critical User Interface Components of First-Person Shooter (FPS) Games

Lenz, K. & Fox, D. Summary. First-person shooter (FPS) video games have become the 3rd highest selling genre of video game in the entertainment software industry. One important component of a FPS is the interface that provides feedback on a

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