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Information Architecture Strategies - Quiz

Strategies for successful information architecture


Each question is worth one point. Select the best answer or answers for each question.
1. Which of the following is not a good primary strategy for directly involving users as you develop information architecture?
Please select the best answer.
  A. Take into account the local contextual issues that indicate how users interpret the site architecture.
  B. Run testing on your site during the Development phase to have end users validate the navigational and architectural elements of the site.
  C. Solicit input from clients and end users for the design of navigational and architectural elements.
  D. Run a focus group in the early phase of design to ask for collaborative consumer ideas for iconographic artwork.

2. Which of the following is not a guideline of HCI for designing information architecture?
Please select the best answer.
  A. Use signs, words, icons, and symbols that users know or can easily grasp.
  B. Provide users with alternatives: alternative navigation options; alternative paths through information; and more than one kind of sign to direct them.
  C. Remember that design requires a process of exchange with the client; it is not an artistic expression on behalf of the designer.
  D. Organize and present information from the client organization's point of view.

3. If HCI guidelines are not followed, there are many risks of negative outcomes. Which of the following is not a potential negative outcome if you ignore HCI standards?
Please select the best answer.
  A. Users get lost, confused, or can't find the information they desire.
  B. Features on the site don't work well and don't serve their intended function.
  C. Users contact the customer service call center number listed on the index page.
  D. The site is perceived as overly complex.

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