Usability Evaluation of a Web Academic Software Developed to Measure


University requires agility in accordance to the needs arising from technological innovation and the reform of the regulations that govern higher education, which is why the present project arises to model and implement a web application that allows the entry and visualization of qualifications, and online registration under the academic regulations that govern the Technical University of Cotopaxi. For the development of this web application, Metric V3 methodology was used, with its five stages within the life cycle of software development. Once the application was developed, it was submitted to a usability evaluation with four computer users who issued their assessments respect to ten questions related to the usability principles of Jakob Nielsen. The result was 86.5% favorable of the application for which it was necessary to previously analyze the options of ”packaged” software and customized development.



Keywords: web application, usability, Metrica V3

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