USABILITY ANALYSIS ON SABARUCI’S USER INTERFACE FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF COGNITIVE LINGUISTICS

Mubtadiin, Khusnul and SF., Luthfie Arguby Purnomo, S. S., M. Hum (2018) USABILITY ANALYSIS ON SABARUCI’S USER INTERFACE FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF COGNITIVE LINGUISTICS. skripsi thesis, IAIN SURAKARTA.

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Khusnul Mubtadiin, 2018. Usability Analysis on Sabaruci’s User Interface from The Perspective of Cognitive Linguistics. Thesis. English Letters Study Program, Islamic Education and Teacher Training Faculty. Advisor: SF. Luthfie Arguby Purnomo, S.S., M.Hum. Key Words: Usability Analysis, User Interface, Software, Cognitive Linguistics. Usability of a user interface is extremely important nowadays. High user interface usability is a must. Public organizations, however, are just starting to recognize usability as a concern, even though the impact of usability is much more critical on the users of a public institution. User interface is a part of the software which directly connected with the user. On the other hand, every software has a certain user interface which helps the user to operate the program. Using Cognitive Linguistic perspective, then this research explains the influence of user interface to user’s mind and closely related to human cognition. Related to the phenomena, the main goal of this research is to analyze (1) what is the structural characteristic of Sabaruci’s user interface. (2) How the developer implements Sabaruci’s user interface in regard to cognition. The researcher tempts to analyze user interface in Sabaruci created by I After Smile and develop by English Letters Department IAIN Surakarta in 2016. This research objective is to analyze and improve the usability of the user interface of the “Sabaruci”. In order to reach this objective, the researcher presented an overview of usability evaluation and analysis methods as well as applied the methodology of cognitive linguistics to the improved user interface of the application. The research focuses on the user testing method to evaluate the usability of the existing interface and identify usability errors. According to Gestalt theory, this research focus on the relation of the user interface and human cognition. It related to human-computer interaction. Qualitative research using this research to employs a content analysis method. The researcher moves to cognitive perspective and compares the data to the data which has been found. The researcher uses a member of checking on validation and gives the data to the expert in the case to validate the data which is found in sabaruci’s user interface. Based on the analysis, the user interface of Sabaruci has 4 structural characteristics. The structural characteristic is Cosmetics, Operational-Cosmetics, Linguistic-Cosmetics, and Linguistic-Operational-Cosmetic. 67 out of 102 data refers to the Linguistic-Operational-Cosmetic aspects. It indicates that most user interface in sabaruci has a complex structural to the user’s mind. The implementation of sabaruci’s developer has 3 elements in regard to cognition. They are textual element, visual icon, and hybrid. The dominant element is Textual element which represents of 61 from 102 data. It indicates that it is linear with the function of the application as directory software. Based on the application, the user interface contributes to the cognitive linguistic to user’s mind because the user can decide what they do next after see the user interface. It was appropriate with the software itself which develop to make easy the accessor while doing the observation the completeness of department’s document related to accreditation.

Item Type: Thesis (skripsi)
Subjects: 400 Bahasa > 420 English and Old English
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Maha siswa
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2019 01:50
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 01:50
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/3160

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