Articles by Virginia Tucker

Dr. Tucker is Director of Interdisciplinary Programs at Old Dominion University and coordinator of its professional writing major. She teaches technical and scientific writing, digital writing, interdisciplinary theory, and rhetoric both on-site and online.

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]