SWE 205 In-Class Exercise
Spring 2018
Meeting 3, 30-January

This is an in-class group exercise.

  1. Work with your near neighbors
  2. Pick a computer program that you have all used
  3. Describe users of the software
    1. Consider the primary collection of users
    2. Write down characteristics of that user–experience, age, education, etc. Try to consider all characteristics that are important to the software, not just the items listed on the slide
  4. Consider visibility, mapping, and affordance of the software
    1. Consider one of the features or controls of the software
    2. Describe its visibility
    3. Describe its mapping
    4. Describe its affordance
  5. Write all of your names and your answers on a piece of paper and turn it in before you leave