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The multimedia product you design must:
Function properly, convey the right message, be fit for purpose and suitable for the target audience
Ensure all links work and have a good audience
Look exciting, and contain lots of information
What must you do to ensure that your product is fit for the audience and purpose?
Spend lots of time working on the product
Test it on yourself
Prototype and test the product
What is a prototype?
One of the final designs of a multimedia product
The completed version of a multimedia product
An initial version of a multimedia product
How much testing should take place to ensure the product is fit for purpose?
Until the product is considered to be fully functional and suitable
Until you are satisfied with the final version
Until the end user is satisfied with the end product
Why is prototyping and testing so important?
It will show if your product has enough information
It will show if your product is suitable for the audience and if it's serving its purpose
It thoroughly tests your initial prototype
Why is it important to get feedback from test users?
To help you improve your product
So you can hear what others have to say
The exam board tell you that you have to do this
Who do you need to get feedback from?
A peer reviewer
A range of potential users
Identify the reviewers you should use to review the product:
A peer reviewer, a teacher and a wide range of potential users of the product
A friend, your parents and teacher
A peer reviewer and your teacher