HCI Exercise 4a

Human-Computer Interaction SS 2023

Exercise 4a: Thinking Aloud Test (TA Report)

1 Pilot Test

2 Real Test

For each test user:


3 Recording with External Video Camera

You must record the entire test procedure, from the moment the user enters the room to the moment the user leaves the room, with an external tripod-mounted video camera. This applies both to the pilot test and the real tests! See my Guide to External Video Recording.

4 Session Capture (Screen, Audio, and User)

You must also capture each test user's session on the device, including the screen, the user's voice, and the user's face. See my Guide to Session Capture.

You must both capture the test session on the device (session capture) and also record the entire test using an external video camera.

5 Transcribing the Session Capture Video

6 Analysing the Results

7 Thinking Aloud Test Report

The thinking aloud test report should contain:

For the report:

8 Prepare Your TA Report Directory

9 Upload Your TA Report to Sapphire

Note that for Exercise 4b, you will also hand in a USB stick containing the full-length videos from the tests.