Drupal Usability Study Report: A report on a study of the Drupal administrative interface. Eight web developers with no prior Drupal experience were asked to build a simple site using Drupal.
- Download a PDF of the report.
- Watch a video presentation on the study.
- Web archive of the most recent usability test by the Drupal Usability group.
An investigation into project management using the contextual inquiry method. Download the report PDF.
A contextual field review of the Graduate admissions application process at the University of Baltimore. Download the report PDF.
An image collage study with four participants looking at emotions behind blue-jeans. Download the report PDF.
Summer 2009 – Drupal.org Documentation IA
ACM SIGGRAPH strategy report and redesign. Download the report PDF (warning – 10MB).
A navigation analysis of the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum website. Download the report PDF.
PDA Expense Tracking Tool: A design for a simple app for a PDA or phone to tracks receipts based on user research. Download the presentation PDF.
User-Centered Design website redesign recommendations and wireframes from Summer 2008. Download the documentation PDF.
A heuristic review with a focus on decreasing the cognitive demands on attention and memory for seniors of the medicare.gov website. Download the report PDF.
Research and Writing
Designing a Pleasurable Interface: Considerations of emotion and pleasure in HCI. Download the report PDF.
Seeking Sustainability in Interaction Design: Explores sustainable design principles within interaction design and other fields. Download the report PDF.
Teaching Complex Behaviors: How do we teach a complex behavior like sustainability to children? In this paper I look at Fogg’s functional triad network, the Children’s Tangible Interaction framework, and consider fitness as an analagous behavior. Download the report PDF.