Questions for Chapter 12 of Interaction Design, "Introducing Evaluation" by Yvonne Rogders, Helen Sharp, and Jennifer Preece:
  1. What is (product) evaluation and how does it relate to the design process? How does it relate to prototyping? How does it relate to requirements gathering?
  2. What is the purpose of evaluation? Why is it important?
  3. What kinds of aspects of a product are considered during evaluation? What are the goals of considering different aspects of a product's design during evaluation?
  4. In what situations and environments does evaluation take place?
  5. What are some types of evaluation?
  6. What are three requirements for "exemplary user experience" from the Nielsen Norman Group?
  7. Is evaluation beneficial to businesses that depend on selling products? Why?
  8. What are some factors of a product's design (which includes the audience designed for) that can influence the points of evaluation? What factors influence where evaluation can (or should) take place? What factors influence when evaluation should take place?
  9. What are three classes of evaluations? What are the primary characteristics of these categories? What are some examples of evaluation methods in each category
  10. What are the advantages and disadvantages of lab-based studies and field-based studies?
  11. How can evaluators decide which evaluation methods are the best for evaluating a product?
  12. How can crowdsourcing be used for conducting evaluations? What are some advantages and disadvantages of using Amazon Mechanical Turk for evaluations?