1. 14.1 Introduction
  2. 14.2 The Why, What, Where, and When of Evaluation
  3. 14.3 Types of Evaluation
  4. 14.4 Evaluation Case Studies
  5. 14.5 What Did We Learn from the Case Studies?
  6. 14.6 Other Issues to Consider When Doing Evaluation


14.1 Introduction

Imagine that you designed an app for teenagers to share music, gossip, and photos. You prototyped your first design and implemented the core functionality. How would you find out whether it would appeal to them and whether they will use it? You would need to evaluate it—but how? This chapter presents an introduction to the main types of evaluation and the methods that you can use to evaluate design prototypes and design concepts.

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