Course: Informatics 231: User Interface Design and Evaluation, Fall 2014, Professor Alfred Kobsa
Client: Distance Learning Center at UC Irvine
Product: VirBELA, a virtual learning environment (VLE) originally developed at UC San Diego
Goal: Determine usability and effectiveness of VirBELA software. Based on our findings and insights, we propose design recommendations to the software and analysis of the implementation by UCI Distance Learning Center for this pilot and for future courses.
Methods: ethnographic study, participant observation, interviews, literature review, usability studies, heuristic evaluations, surveys
More to come.