Melhor prevenir do que remediar: Avaliando usabilidade e UX de software antes de levá-lo para a sala de aula

Ingrid Costa, Wagner Gaspar, Tayana Conte, Bruno Gadelha, Elaine Oliveira

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Academic environments are excellent places to promote research and development. Innovative proposal, as technological tools for education, may emerge from these environments. In this work, an application that explores the origin of Portuguese words was developed. Before taking it to the classroom, a Usability and UX (User eXperience) evaluation of the application was carried out. To the surprise of the developers, several problems were found. Thus, the main theme of this work is to encourage this type of research and development, taking into account the importance of submitting applications and software for usability and UX testing and inspections to prevent major problems.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5753/cbie.sbie.2016.806