Articles by Debra J. Slone

Dr. Slone is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Florida (USF). She has taught Human-Computer Interaction and Design of User Interfaces at USF and San Jose State (CA) University.

A Methodology for Measuring Usability Evaluation Skills Using the Constructivist Theory and the Second Life Virtual World

Abstract The skills of usability analysts are crucial to software success, so mastery of these skills is essential. This study presents a methodology for teaching and measuring usability evaluation skills of graduate students using the constructivist theory, diaries, checklists, and final reports. As part of the study, students spent 4 months as active participants in […] [Read More]