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Expand Your Reach With Remote Usability Testing

Cindy McCracken, User Experience Researcher

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10 Videos (36m)
    • Intro

    • Moderated Remote Testing

    • Recruiting and Scheduling Session

    • Choosing a Web Sharing Tool

    • Determining Study Type

    • Planning the Study

    • Running the Study

    • Unmoderated Qualitative Remote Studies

    • Mobile Testing Options

    • Conclusion


About This Class

In this class, you'll learn all about conducting usability tests from one location while your participants are in another. You will learn the benefits of testing remotely; how to recruit and schedule participants; how to choose your tools; how to use screen-sharing to let participants use the design prototype on your computer; how to communicate effectively with participants and observers; and other tips for making your studies run smoothly.

  • Learn the benefits of testing your product remotely, with participants in cities, states and countries around the world.
  • Discover tips, tricks and techniques for planning and running effective remote studies.
  • Learn about services that will find participants for you and have them test your product.

No experience is required for this class, although a general understanding of usability testing would be helpful.





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Cindy McCracken

User Experience Researcher

Hi, I'm Cindy. 

I’m a user experience researcher at LexisNexis in Raleigh, NC, working to simplify legal research.  

I enjoy the creative problem-solving involved in figuring out the best research technique to use for a given design question, and then crafting each study in such a way to get at the study's goals effectively. Remote usability testing is a technique that comes in handy often because it allows you to connect with participants who...

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