May 28, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIOE 5067 - Human Factors and Usability Testing for Bioengineers


This course provides an introduction to human factors testing and evaluation in the context of medical devices and assistive technology (AT). Particular focus will be given towards designing and applying usability testing to inform product design decisions or improvements. Topics include human factor considerations for aging and disabled populations (and their care providers), usability techniques, user experience data collection and interpretation, etc. Students will engage in hands-on human factors assessments such as contextual inquiry of surgery patients, cognitive walkthroughs with simulating disability, and product usability testing and iteration. Max hours: 3 Credits. Semester Hours: 3 to 3



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