Series 03 Episode 09 Elementary Podcasts are suitable for learners with different levels of English. Here are some ways to make them easier (if you have a lower level of English) or more difficult (if you have a higher level of English). You can choose one or two of these suggestions - you don't have to do all of them! Making it easier UX Design Archives Today, too many websites are still inaccessible. In our new book Inclusive Design Patterns, we explore how to craft flexible front-end design patterns and make future-proof and accessible interfaces without extra effort. Hardcover, 312 pages. Get the book now → Creativity, Innovation, and Change This course empowers learners to develop their creative human potential to improve, enhance, and transform their businesses, communities, and personal lives. Processes like Intelligent Fast Failure will teach you rapid prototyping skills, while the Adaption-Innovation creative style spectrum will help you understand how and why your ideas are unique - and how you can work better with others to solve complex problems. Personal reflection tools like CENTER add a character development dimension to the course that is an important first step towards unlocking your creative potential. Along the way, you will engage with a rich set of tools, exercises, and metrics in order to understand these concepts and how they impact the development of your creative life and career.
The Practical Beginner’s Guide to User Research Successful products are created by designers that know their users. Everyone else is designing in the dark. But with all the possible user research methods available, how do you select the right user research techniques? Real-life UX projects don’t always provide enough time for the thorough research discussed in design theory. Photo credit: “Research.” Neil Conway. Model Thinking This course will consist of twenty sections. As the course proceeds, I will fill in the descriptions of the topics and put in readings. Section 1: Introduction: Why Model? User Research Basics User research focuses on understanding user behaviors, needs, and motivations through observation techniques, task analysis, and other feedback methodologies. Mike Kuniaysky further notes that it is “the process of understanding the impact of design on an audience.” The types of user research you can or should perform will depend on the type of site, system or app you are developing, your timeline, and your environment. When to Perform User Research Methods Guided by the user-centered design (UCD) process, we have provided examples of the types of research could perform at each phase of your project. A methodology may appear in one or in several phases.
8 Steps To Great Digital Storytelling First appeared on Edudemic. (Updated 3/14/2014) Stories bring us together, encourage us to understand and empathize, and help us to communicate. Long before paper and books were common and affordable, information passed from generation to generation through this oral tradition of storytelling. Consider Digital Storytelling as the 21st Century version of the age-old art of storytelling with a twist: digital tools now make it possible for anyone to create a story and share it with the world.
Complete Beginner's Guide to UX Research In an industry devoted to the people who use our products, services, and applications, research is paramount. We ask questions. We take notes. Create Script - Digital Storytelling Site (Source: Step 1: Decide on the Story You Want to Tell You probably already have a person or subject in mind. Think small.