To be notified when this course opens for registration, please subscribe to the OUXI Newsletter>

Free Course Preview

coming soon

Free Course Preview: Rapid Iterative Testing & Evaluation (RITE) Testing

 

Course Time: 4 1/2 Hours

Includes:

  • 5 lecture topics totaling 3 1/2 hours
  • 1 60-minute hands-on exercise

Registration Fee: US $275 *

Info Fee discounts are offered to certain professional society members and students, please click to Email> us for details

Includes:

  • Downloadable course notes
  • Unlimited access until course is complete
  • Downloadable exercise materials and solution
  • Free 1/2 hour office hours with faculty by appointment
  • Receipt for reimbursement
  • Opportunity to review and rate the course
  • Opportunity to join course discussion
  • Downloadable digital completion certificate

Digital course completion certificates are downloadable upon course completion

Course Description

E 65: Rapid Iterative Testing & Evaluation (RITE) Testing

This course is aimed at usability professionals (researchers, designers, developers and managers). Topics include:

  • Why do a RITE test
  • How to do a RITE test
  • What to expect from a RITE test
  • What are some of the common questions/concerns about RITE testing
  • When NOT to do a RITE test
  • Some pointers to the literature on user testing

Skills taught

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the contexts in which RITE testing will be most helpful
  • Set up a RITE test
  • Conduct a RITE test
  • Document the results of a RITE test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Recommended Prerequisites

Tip To view info about a link, hover over the link

OUXI Curriculum Prerequisites:

  • O 10 Usability Evaluation Methods - An Overview
  • E 20.1 Usability Testing - Ease of Learning

Alternative Skill Set Prerequisites:

  • Experience conducting usability testing

Course Discussion Group

Tip Course discussion group becomes accessible after course registration and during attendance

Course Outline

Rapid Iterative Testing & Evaluation (RITE) Testing

Background: Putting RITE in Context (60 minutes)  
  Framing the test
  Pitching to a manager
  Pitching to developers and designers
  Pitching to researchers
Setting up the Test (30 minutes)
  Does the team share goals?
  Do you have a working prototype?
  Securing commitment from the team
  Recruiting participants
  Scheduling the test
Conducting the Test (60 minutes)
  Defining roles
  Running the test
  Review between participants
  Determining changes for next test
Documenting the Test Results (30 minutes)
  Results of each day's testing
  Results of the entire test
  Feedback from the test team
Conclusion (30 minutes)
  When not to use RITE
  What the literature says

 

Curriculum Context

Title: Rapid Iterative Testing & Evaluation (RITE) Testing
Course #: E 65
Tracks:  
Group: UX Evaluation
Status: in development

 


Faculty

Dennis Wixon
coming soon

Meet: Dennis

Dennis Wixon, Ph.D., has worked in user research since 1981. He was a usability manager at Digital Equipment Corporation, where methods such as usability engineering, contextual inquiry, and data logging were developed. For the past 12 years Dennis has managed research teams at Microsoft, which have covered a wide spectrum of products. Notably he managed the Games User Research team, which developed RITE (Rapid Iterative Testing and Evaluation) and TRUE (Tracking Real-time User Experience) methods. TRUE was very successfully applied the Halo franchise. Dennis also has been an active member of the CHI community for many years, serving as in a number of roles including Conference Co-chair. He has co-authored over 50 articles, book chapters and talks on HCI. He is coauthor of two books Field Methods Casebook for Software Design (with Judy Ramey) and Brave NUI World (with Daniel Wigdor). Dennis holds a Ph.D. in experimental social psychology from Clark University.

 

Student Ratings and Reviews

From past courses taught by Dr. Wixon:

Coming soon

Rapid Iterative Testing & Evaluation (RITE) Testing

No ratings are available for this course yet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Fee discounts are offered to certain professional society members and students, please click to Email> us for details
To inquire about corporate and university licenses, please Email> us


To be notified when this course opens for registration, please subscribe to the OUXI Newsletter>

To suggest additional courses you would like to see offered in the OUXI Curriculum, please Email> us