User Centered Design(UCD) HL

UCD

Term

Definition

UCDUser-Centered Design

A process where members of the desired target audience influence the developmental process of a product

Empathetic Design

Puts the designer in contact with the target audience, thus gaining knowledge of the user's desires, needs, and feedback

Inclusive Design

Designing products that are suitable for a wide range of people including for ones with disabilities

All biases of the designers must be put aside and the development of the design must be primarily based on the consumer.

Principles

 

 

User, Task and Environment in UCD

User Task Environment
  • Testing is done with actual user
  • Utilizes Empathetic Design
  • Should be completed with ease
  • Understanding and ease of use is essential
  • Taking into account the environment the product will be placed

 

Design Cycle of UCD

 

Usability

Inclusive design - Welcoming everyone Examples:

Elevators

ATM Machines

 

 

 

Strategies for user research

 

Strategies for user-centred design (UCD)

 

Beyond usability—designing for pleasure and emotion

Editors

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