Q5. Test & Improve Vocabulary
Alpha Test: Alpha test is the gathering of feedback from observing and listening to other people interacting with your design. Feedback from alpha testing is mainly used to find problems with the design so you can make sure the design will work properly.
Beta Test: Beta test is the gathering of feedback from observing and listening to other people interacting with your design. Feedback from beta testing is mainly focused on how much people like your design.
Constructive Feedback: Constructive feedback is honest feedback and advice that will help you improve the final outcome.
Iteration: Iteration is using feedback to repeatedly improve upon a design.
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Competencies & Standards
MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and
4. Innovative Designer
a. Know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems
c. Develop, test and refine prototypes as part of a cyclical design process
d. Exhibit a tolerance for ambiguity, perseverance and the capacity to work with open-ended problems
Websites and Documents
Videos from Outside Sources
- Giving Feedback YouTube (1:58)
- How to Test a Prototype with REAL people: User Testing a Functional Prototype YouTube (4:50)
- Innovation 101 YouTube (4:02)
21t4s Documents & Quizzes