Just can’t get enough… of Human Factors resources!

human-factors-webcastsFor some time I have been studying the Podcasts and Webcasts from Human Factors International, and I say studying because just looking is not enough! (Specially if you check the Webcast, extensive and full of examples).

If you do not know or have not seen them yet, drop by the webcast and podcast section of Human Factors International, totally worth it! (some of them are old but still in force!)

Next you have just some of my favourites (from both the webcast and from their youtube channel)

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User Centered Design (and alternatives) in short…

UCD is a probably the dominant design methodology in the design of interfaces and systems. First defined by D. Norman in 1998, Normal itself present an alternative to the model named Activity Centered Design.

In this presentation you will find the basic concepts of UCD: What it is? (philosophy and principles), How to use it? (methodology and basic tools) and finally, point some alternatives to UCD method as: Activity Centered Design (ACD) or Goal Directed Design developed by Alan Cooper.