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Think like an accessible UX researcher part 3: five common mistakes in usability testing and how to avoid them

This is the third in a series of posts reviewing the advice in Think like a UX Researcher, by David Travis and Philip Hodgson, from the perspective of involving people with disabilities in UX research (see Part 1 and Part 2). In this post, we’ll look at their advice on usability testing and the ways that […]

Think like an accessible UX researcher part 2: How many participants?

Posted on Thursday, 28 March 2019 by David Sloan

This is the second in a series of posts looking at the advice provided in the excellent book Think like a UX Researcher, by David Travis and Philip Hodgson, from the perspective of involving people with disabilities in UX research. Part 1 of this series focused on defining the research question(s) an activity should address. In […]

Think like an accessible UX researcher part 1: Defining your research problem

Posted on Friday, 22 March 2019 by David Sloan

Earlier this year, an important new book for the field of UX was published—Think like a UX Researcher, by David Travis and Philip Hodgson. Given the quality of advice provided by the authors over many years in the UX field, I had high expectations for the book. And sure enough, if you already work in […]

CSUN 2019 Round-up

Posted on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 by Steve Faulkner

Every year the people of TPG make the pilgrimage to CSUN. The faces may change, the venue may change, but TPG has been a force to reckon with at CSUN for many years. This year was no exception, we had a crop of first time CSUN speakers and old hands, that thrilled and informed to […]

Short note: The abbreviation appreciation society

Posted on Tuesday, 12 March 2019 by Steve Faulkner

The HTML <abbr> element is deceptively familiar and attractive, its been around forever (1999) and thus people assume that it does what it does and does it well. Nothing much changed over the iterations of the abbr element definition over the years. One notable exception is that the acronym element was obsoleted in HTML5 and […]