This paper describes an application, in the form of an educational video game, created for beginner web designers, online marketers, webmasters or any new web publisher with the goal of introducing the basic principles of web usability in a fun way. The game is based on the classic arcade game Galaga (1981) and all educational information originates from Dr. Jakob Nielsen’s research on usability located at useit.com. The application is located in the online portal UsabilityDefender.com.
Keywords: web usability, educational video game, Jakob Nielsen
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