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Readability Resources

When we evaluate a web site’s usability, we’re often focusing on the interface: how easily users find information and complete critical tasks. But unless you test whether users can read, understand and use the site’s content, you’re getting an incomplete picture. Here are links to many of the resources mentioned in my presentation on Determining Readability at the UPA 2010 conference. Continue reading

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Low Literacy Resources

Because nearly half of the adult population in the U.S. and many other countries have low literacy skills, it’s important to include these people when testing content in documents and web sites written for a “general audience.” Here are some resources I cited in my UPA 2010 presentation to help get you started. Continue reading

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Determining Readability

I gave a presentation on “Determining Readability: Ensuring Users Understand Your Content” to PhillyCHI/UPA Delaware Valley about methods you can use to estimate the reading level required to understand text and to test whether your readers understand your content. I gave it again at HealthCamp Philadelphia. Continue reading

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