answer the questions? ( each question 1-2 sentence) no more then 2.
make it brief and essay to remember.
1. What is the current international technical standard
for making web pages accessible (mentioned both in class and in the Locked Out
2. Name two assistive technology input approaches for
people with spinal cord injuries who are paralyzed from the neck down. How do
they use them?
3. What is participatory design? Why isn’t commonly used
in the USA? What are the types of situations in which participatory design IS
used in the USA?
4. Name 4 different types of alternative physical
keyboards (don’t include a standard QWERTY keyboard or touch screen keyboard),
and describe why each one might be used, or who might use it.
5. What are three forms of physiological input methods?
Please describe each form. You don’t
need to use acronyms, but if you do, describe what the acronyms mean (spelling
won’t count against you)
6. What are the three methods that blind users typically
utilize to navigate a web page using screen reader?
7. The “Locked
Out” video talks about the importance of “same time, same place”. Give one
example of discrimination caused by inaccessible technology, in each one of the
8. What are two key purposes of eye-tracking input?
9. Why might the effectiveness of a specific speech
recognition application (who you previously trained on your voice) change from
day to day?
10. Aside from blind people with low vision, who else
might use screen reader software and why?
11. What is a proxy user, why do you want to avoid using
them in user-centered design methods, and what might be the rare instances
where a proxy user is acceptable?
12. How do surveys and focus groups (in requirements
gather) differ? Give one strength and one weakness for each.
13. Based on the video lecture, “Improving Interface
Design for People with Down Syndrome.” What is one documented strength that
people with Down syndrome have, when it comes to interface design, and what is
one aspect of interface design that they often find to be challenging?
14. Imagine that you had to cost-justify the usability
testing for an internal, corporate software application. For that matter, let’s say that you wanted to
do usability testing on PeopleSoft which is used primarily by student
coordinators (such as Ms. Hackley).
Describe, step-by-step on how would you would cost justify the usability
testing on PeopleSoft. Only focus on
student coordinators like Ms. Hackley.