Human Systems Integration Test and Evaluation Methods

Course Description

Discover how to plan and conduct a comprehensive test program for human systems integration. These activities include early-stage analytical evaluations, formative evaluations, and formal pass/fail tests. Learn how to test compliance with major human factors requirements documents and how to measure workload, situation awareness, and usability. Explore how to integrate HSI testing with the overall systems engineering test plan.

Course ID: DEF 4527P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
16263 Nov 1, 2016 Nov 3, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,595
17021 Oct 31, 2017 Nov 2, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,595
18262 Apr 30, 2018 May 2, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,595

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Who Should Attend

Department of Defense personnel working on an acquisition program, Defense contractors responsible for human systems integration or human factors, and human systems researchers or practitioners from the commercial sector

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the rationale for conducting a comprehensive HSI test program
  • Become familiar with requirements drawn from each HSI domains and the test methods used to evaluation compliance
  • Understand how to plan the HSI test program
  • Learn about analyzing and interpreting test results
  • Learn the pros and cons of advanced methods used to measure workload and situation awareness
  • Learn about software tools used to support test planning and reporting


  • Introduction to HSI Requirements
  • Overview of HSI Test Activities
  • HSI Test Planning
  • Evaluation of Anthropometric Accommodation
  • Development of HSI Checklists
  • Checklist and heuristic evaluations
  • Formative Evaluations
  • Critical Task Evaluations
  • HSI Demonstration
  • Workload, Situation Awareness, and Usability Tests
  • Assessment for Accessibility and Ease of Use by Special User Populations