Participant Recruiting

Participant “Bill of Rights”

A critical component of participant recruiting is how we treat participants throughout their entire usability-study experience, not just during screening and scheduling. This document summarizes guidelines for improving the “care and feeding” of usability test participants. The guidelines emerged from an Idea Market discussion led by TecEd’s Deborah Sova at the Usability Professionals’ Association Conference in 2003.

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Challenges in Participant Recruiting for Usability Testing

Describes techniques for effective participant recruiting—crucial to collecting reliable data during usability testing—based on case studies. In the Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference (IPCC).

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Recruiting the Right Participants: Methods and Challenges

The 2013 UXPA Conference presentation highlights that successful collaboration builds its own momentum, creating a culture that’s hungry to reap the business value of a collaborative approach.

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