Designer: Evaluation Game

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Designer: Evaluation Game:

Evaluate how well a design outcome functions.

Ask the actor to complete the activity below.

Design Prompt

You designed this and want to have someone use it so you evaluate the user experience.

Design Outcome
Eyeglass Cleaning Cloth

Instruct the actor to do the following.

1. Grab the following prop.

Props
Lens cleaning cloth

2. Do the following activity.

Activity
Clean someone else's glasses
With someone
Do this with anyone else in the room

After the actor finishes the activity, ask them two questions to learn how well your design worked and what kind of exepreince it created.

AoE4D Evaluation Stack

Use this evaluation version of AoE4D to guide your analysis of the experience design scene. As you observe, rate how the setting and the person's makeup affected their experience.

Design
Style

What is the design's style? How does this style communicate a feeling, time period, or trend?

Context

How do conditions in the setting align with the design's style, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How does the design's look, feel, sound, and other stylistic characteristics affect people's experience?

Material

What material is the design made of?

Context

How do conditions in the setting align with the design's makeup, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How does the design's material makeup affect people's experience when they use it?

Size: Design

What is the size of the design?

Context

How conditions in the setting align with the design's size, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How do the design's dimensions affect people's experience when they use it?

State

What is the design's condition? Can the design be configured into different states?

Context

How conditions in the setting align with the design's current configuration and condition, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How do the design's current configuration and condition affect people's experience when they use it?

Operation

What steps are involved to use the design?

Context

How do conditions in this setting align with the design's operation, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How does the design's prescribed operation affect people's experience when they use it?

Design
Purpose

What is the design intended to do?

Context

How do conditions in the setting align with the design's intended purpose, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How does the design's purpose align with the user's goals, and how does this affect people's experience when they use it?

Accessibility

Who has access to use the design and who is denied access?

Context

How do conditions in the setting affect people's ability to access the design, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How is access to the design limited to people with a specific ability, background, or makeup, and how does this affect people's experience when they use it?

Usefulness

How relevant is the design for the person in this scene?

Context

How do conditions in the setting affect the design's relevance, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How is the design relevant for the person, and how does this affect people's experience when they use it?

Usability

How intuitive is the design for doing the activity?

Context

How do conditions in the setting impact the design's ability to be used, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How intuitive is the design for the person who uses it, and how does this affect their experience?

Affordances

What can be done with the design—including what it was intended and not intended to do?

Context

How do conditions in the setting impact can be done with the design, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How do the design's intended and unintended functionalities affect people's experience when they use it?

Meaning

What does the design mean to the person who uses it? Does it have a special meaning?

Context

How do conditions in the setting affect what the design means to the user, and how does this affect the experience?

People

How does the design's intended meaning affect people's experience when they use it?

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Sources

References and sources that support the inclusion of this Aspects of Experiences for Design component.