Usability FAQ

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Following this discussion , there seems to be some general information about usability missing...

This page can serve as a hub for all things related to usability and Moodle. Any contributions are welcome!

What is usability?

"Usability is a term used to denote the ease with which people can employ a particular tool or other human-made object in order to achieve a particular goal. Usability can also refer to the methods of measuring usability and the study of the principles behind an object's perceived efficiency or elegance."
From Wikipedia: "Usability"

Where can I find more information on usability?

What's the difference between usability and accessibility?

See Accessibility for detailed information on this related concept.

See also

Using Moodle forum discussions: