Articles by Ashlynn Reynolds-Dyk

Ms. Reynolds-Dyk is an adjunct faculty member in supplemental studies at Colorado Mesa University and an affiliate faculty member for Colorado Christian University. She received her MA in Communication Studies from The University of Montana. Her research interests are in rhetoric, health, and disability studies.

Rhetorical Grounding and an Agile Attitude: Complex Systems, Multi-Genre Testing, and Service Learning in UX

Abstract This article describes a graduate-level service learning usability project and illustrates the practical tensions generated by increasing complexity in technology design. Although a foundational body of usability research prescribes standards for high-quality test design, such guidelines may not be applicable or practical in a particular context. Usability students and professionals benefit from allowing themselves […] [Read More]