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Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

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COMM 4820 - Usability Testing

In this course, students will examine and practice several methods of formal usability testing. Classes will consist of classroom discussion of scenario-based testing methods and statistical analysis of data collected and of laboratory sessions in which students develop, conduct, record, and analyze usability tests.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: COMM 4420, COMM 4770, or ITWS 2210.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross listed with COMM 6820. For COMM 6820, additional statistical analysis and a literature-based paper on a usability topic are required. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and COMM 4820.

Credit Hours: 4

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