Writing Usability Tasks

Writing Usability Tasks

Learn best practices for writing usability tasks that get you the data you need.

About this course

Writing usability tasks that are focused, unbiased, and provide a goal for the participant to achieve is key to getting great insights from your tests.

In this course, we discuss core usability tasks, how to avoid bias in your tasks, and best practices for writing tasks for recorded unmoderated tests.

NOTE: this course material is a subset of the course material from Running Usability Tests—focused specifically on writing tasks and questions.

Curriculum18 min

  • Writing good tasks 1 min
  • Core usability tasks 6 min
  • Avoiding bias 2 min
  • Writing tasks for a recorded unmoderated test 3 min
  • Practical exercises 4 min
  • Course feedback 1 min
  • Resources and next steps 1 min

About this course

Writing usability tasks that are focused, unbiased, and provide a goal for the participant to achieve is key to getting great insights from your tests.

In this course, we discuss core usability tasks, how to avoid bias in your tasks, and best practices for writing tasks for recorded unmoderated tests.

NOTE: this course material is a subset of the course material from Running Usability Tests—focused specifically on writing tasks and questions.

Curriculum18 min

  • Writing good tasks 1 min
  • Core usability tasks 6 min
  • Avoiding bias 2 min
  • Writing tasks for a recorded unmoderated test 3 min
  • Practical exercises 4 min
  • Course feedback 1 min
  • Resources and next steps 1 min