Usability report from University of Minnesota is available now!!

The usability study which was carried out by Michael de Raadt during the MoodleMoot US 2015 (#mootus15) is available now from the forum thread here. Acc. to the forum post by Michael:

The study involved six participants. The participants were screened and were expected to have little to no experience using Moodle. Participants were each asked complete a set of five scenarios (linked here earlier). Briefly, the scenarios covered:

  • editing the user’s profile and sending messages to students and a fellow staff member,
  • creating a page resource and embedding a video,
  • creating a quiz including a number of question types,
  • creating an assignment and
  • creating a choice activity.

You can download the usability report here.

If you would like to be involved further, then:

  • UX Researchers are welcome to view the complete recording to see if they can find more issues.
  • Developers are welcome to be involved in resolving the issues in MDL-51211.
  • Users are welcome to watch issues within MDL-51211 and test out the functional changes to see if they make Moodle more usable.

Read the complete forum post here.

Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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