Charlotte World Usability Day 12 - 4 p.m., Nov 8, 2007

31 Oct 2007 - 8:02am
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greg corrin

Anyone is welcome to join UX professionals and the general public from
around the Charlotte, North Carolina area for a UX/IA science fair,
with snacks, drinks, and fun!

Time: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Date: Thursday, November 8th, 2007
Where: Main Library, 310 North Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202 (704) 336-2725

Everyone in the Charlotte, North Carolina area can attend the
festivities from 12 to 4 p.m, at the Main Branch of the Charlotte
public library to attend and participate in one or all of the
following activities:

1. Alarm Clock Race: A race where participants compete to adjust and
set a variety of alarm clocks in limited time.

2. Toy Sort: A variety of toys are sorted by participants into a
limited number of categories to introduce the concept of Card Sorting
and incorporating user language / organization within websites.

3. Participatory Design: Participants can try their hand at creating
example homepages for a library website.

4. Usability Videos: A selection of videos that demonstrate usability
problems, psychological effects, and bad customer experiences.

5. What is Usability: Handouts and general information about usability
methods, techniques, and concepts.

6. UNC Charlotte and Winthrop University: Information on Human
Computer Interaction and Information Design educational programs.

7. Healthcare Usability: This exhibit will identify usability issues,
challenges, and unique design approaches within healthcare industry.

Organized by Charlotte IA Cocktail Group.


Charlotte Sponsors:
Bank of America & Wachovia

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