THE USE OF EYE TRACKING TO ASSESS THE USABILITY OF UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

Terézia Kvasnicová, Iveta Kremeňová

Abstract


Websites, nowadays, are used not only as a sales method and information tool, but also as a communication tool. Almost every company has a website. Universities and colleges understand their strength, too. In this article, we describe theory of usability of university website and one of the usability testing methods—eye tracking. We use eye tracking to assess the usability of University of Žilina website. We present and use different analysis: Scan Path and Focus map. We identify many usability problems whose removal will help to create new pages and, thus, increasing their effectiveness.

Keywords


usability, web usability, eye tracking

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12955/cbup.v3.642

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