Journal of East China Normal University(Natural Sc ›› 2014, Vol. 2014 ›› Issue (2): 50-59.

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Usability testing and analysis of the intelligent educational publishing platform management system

LIU Ming-zhuo1, ZHAO Na1, WU Yong-he1,2   

  1. 1. School of Open Education and Learning, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062, China;
    2. Shanghai Engineering Research Center of Digital Education Equipment, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062, China
  • Received:2013-09-01 Revised:2013-12-01 Online:2014-03-25 Published:2014-06-04

Abstract: Firstly, this paper discussed the software related usability concepts. Secondly, it takes the "Smart Educational Publishing Platform Management System" supported by the Shanghai Science and Technology Committee  as a research case to show how usability testing methods are applied in the research and development process of software respectively from the testing background, goal, tool, methods, the participants and testing procedure; during the research, using the method-thinking aloud and eye tracking for data collection and analysis; also this paper discusses the findings from the aspects-user satisfaction, errors rate, easy to learn, effectiveness, and efficiency. Lastly it gives the summary and prospect.

Key words: usability, usability testing, eye tracking, thinking aloud

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