Gowalla Usability Test


University Coursework


September 2011 to December 2011

Usability Study

With the growth of social networking services such as LinkedIn and Facebook, one wonders if there is a way to incorporate such enthusiasm to design a service that utilizes the resources and knowledge of those in academic and research fields. For example, a professor might not know that someone else in a different department at his or her university shares a similar research focus. If a program were available to easily locate such people, it could make research more efficient by augmenting previous time spent finding such people via the Internet or various departmental websites.

Responsibilities: Usability testing

Usability Test

To read the analysis of the Gowalla usability test click this link.


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Group project with Panagis Papadatos, Tansy Peplau, and Kevin Vigneault


Group paper
Group Presentation
Usability Test