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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2020, Volume: 13, Issue: 14, Pages: 1493-1504

Original Article

Usability of online courses registration systems: empirical study from Saudi Arabia on ODUS plus

Received Date:06 April 2020, Accepted Date:01 May 2020, Published Date:28 May 2020


Background: The usability assessment of the system reflects the degree of user satisfaction. Since the eighth decade of the last century, many models and studies dealt with this subject. Methods/Findings: This study focuses on the usability of Online Courses Registration Systems (OCRS) and proposes a model for measuring their usability. The proposed model is prepared based on six criteria and 21 questions. This model is used to evaluate one of the OCRS (called ODUS Plus) used by students for registration of their courses at the University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 370 students participated in the experimentation. Improvements/Application: The result shows that the level of student satisfaction is just below the importance of the system.

Keywords: Online courses registration systems, User-centered design, Usability assessment, User satisfaction, Human-computer interaction


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