2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

EMDD 600 Usability and Evaluation Research Methods

Explores usability principles for digital interactive communication content (e.g., news, information, strategic communication, transmedia storytelling). Students learn how to collect user requirements for new media content systems, core usability and user experience principles, usability testing processes and data analysis, iterative testing principles and processes, and techniques for development of usable interactive content communication systems. Principles of design research and visual communication are discussed in the context of interaction design, cognition and user behavior, and concept validation. Open only to CCIM graduate students or with graduate director permission.