Articles by Russell Kirkscey

Dr. Kirkscey is a lecturer in the English Department at Texas Tech University. His research interests include health and medical rhetoric, communication ethics, rhetorical theory, and research methods.

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]