User Observations User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition

User Observations: Concept Definition

There are two main observational methods that can be used for usability testing; controlled observations (one where a structured observation process takes place in a lab) and naturalistic observations (one where the observation takes place in a natural usage environment and is often less structured). Both are simple forms of research which can be carried out relatively economically and in reasonable time periods.

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