Johns Hopkins University
Documentation and Usability for Cancer Informatics
Johns Hopkins University

Documentation and Usability for Cancer Informatics

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Candace Savonen, MS

Instructor: Candace Savonen, MS

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

6 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Why usability and documentation is worth your time.

  • How to identify the needs of your user community.

  • How to create documentation that increases the impact and usability of your informatics tool.

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There are 10 modules in this course

In this first section, we will discuss the goals of this course and why documentation is so vital to cancer research.

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In this section, we will discuss broader concepts of usability from the field of user design and what that might mean for informatics tool development.

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In this section, we will discuss the larger components that make up good documentation that will enhance usability of a tool.

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In this section we will discuss how to make a getting started section that nicely eases a user into the concepts and workings of a tool.

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In this section we will discuss the goals and components of how-to examples that will expand your user's understanding and familiarity with your tool.

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In this section we will discuss what aspects of reference guides can help users troubleshoot and answer questions that arise.

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In this section we will discuss how well-documented code is a part of a tool with high usability.

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In this section we will discuss how to obtain user feedback to enhance the usability of your tool.

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In this section we discuss other helpful features that you may also want to consider adding to your tool documentation to increase usability.

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In this section we discuss how to keep your documentation up to date.

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Instructor

Candace Savonen, MS
Johns Hopkins University
6 Courses1,389 learners

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