Heuristic evaluation of Sakai's "Resources"
john at caret.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jan 2 17:55:15 UTC 2008
FWIW, I can suggest an additional solution option without
understanding the exact diagnosis: simpify the tool so the number of
possible actions is smaller and cascading drop-downs are not required.
On 2 Jan 2008, at 18:15, Harriet Truscott wrote:
> Hi Clay
> I'm ashamed to say how long it's taken me to get round to really going
> through this piece of work in detail.
> However, I'm now going through it and adding it in as JIRAs where
> appropriate. There was one which had me slightly baffled, though.
> * * *
> Multiple Dropdowns (i.e. 'add' and 'actions' buttons): Alignment and
> positioning of the drop downs make it difficult to recognize and
> differentiate between different columns of the table
> (Recognition rather than recall, Aesthetic and minimalist design)
> Suggestion for Solutions
> Grouping similar attributes related to particular feature.
> Clear labeling of different sets of available options in two dropdowns
> * * *
> I wasn't quite sure what this solution actually meant. The solutions
> suggested seem (as I understand them) to be different to the
> problem brought
> up. Perhaps I didn't thoroughly understand what was meant by either?
> Would your student be able to explain a little more about what the
> was, and show their proposed solution?
> Best wishes
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: khomotso at gmail.com [mailto:khomotso at gmail.com] On
>> Behalf Of Clay Fenlason
>> Sent: 18 October 2007 22:12
>> To: fluid-work at fluidproject.org; Resources DG
>> Subject: Heuristic evaluation of Sakai's "Resources"
>> A graduate student working with us did a heuristic evaluation
>> of Sakai's Resources tool, which I've been remiss in
>> forwarding along. I should get this on wiki pages as well.
>> [see attachment: "Heuristic Evaluation - Resources.doc",
>> size: 1026560 bytes]
>> Heuristic Evaluation - Resources.doc
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