23 mars 2018

User-Centered Design for Different Project Types, Part 1

User-Centered Design for Different Project Types, Part 1
How the pros do it: two senior engineers from IBM discuss features of user centered design, providing a core set of design and evaluation activities useful across a broad range of application development projects. More...

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Art, Science, and Magic: What Really Happens During User-Centered Design?

Art, Science, and Magic: What Really Happens During User-Centered Design?
This article looks at the psychological concept of subsumption as it may be applied to the methodology of user centered design (UCD). The idea of subsumption is that you place new experiences or new entities under existing categories. Thus, if you see a creature for the first time and it looks like a cat, then you would think of it as a type of cat. In UCD, this concept expresses itself as the use of existing forms of design to represent new information. More...

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21 mars 2018

An Intermediate Guide to Formal Visual Design

An Intermediate Guide to Formal Visual Design

Good article surveying the essential elements of design. It is worth noting that many of the principles of paper-based design (such as balance, contrast and emphasis) pass over quite successfully to the online world. More...

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19 mars 2018

Empathic Instructional Design

Empathic Instructional Design

Though it has some bumps and appears at first glance to be a little estoteric, this is a good article stressing the need to learn what people actually need to know before designing training for them. More...

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08 mars 2018

Le design thinking, nouvelle approche au service de l'innovation

Focus RH - Gestion de carrière et évolution professionnelleIl s'agit d'une approche de la conception à la fois innovante et empathique. Elle a pour point de départ les besoins des individus concernés par une problématique, et vise à apporter des solutions. Des va-et-vient avec les utilisateurs sont réalisés tout au long du processus afin de s’assurer de répondre aux vrais enjeux du terrain. Plus...

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27 février 2018

Three Higher Ed Design Trends for 2018

Three Higher Ed Design Trends for 2018
Ben Bilow, Abby McLean, Shannon Lanus, Ben Conley, Higher Ed Live, 2018/02/09
That's actually more authors than there are trends, but OK. This list seems to me to be a bit more eclectic than most, because they are focusing exclusively on user-experience (UX) design. More...

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25 février 2018

Classroom design should follow evidence, not architectural fads

The ConversationThe past decade has seen a boom in the construction of trendy buildings with visually appealing interiors in schools and universities. Proponents highlight the potential of these flexible and technology-rich spaces, referred to as innovative learning environments (ILEs), to shape behaviours to enhance student learning. More...

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Design thinking can make kids see science - and themselves - differently

The ConversationOne of South Africa’s many complex challenges involves fixing and improving its education system. As part of this, the government has come up with a national strategy for three crucial teaching and learning areas: mathematics, science and technology. The aim is to strengthen how the subjects are taught using curricular methods and learning support materials. More...

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24 février 2018

Creating a ‘Universal Design for Learning’ Movement

HomeBy Mark Lieberman. With the help of a few committed advocates, one institution offers a road map for others to embrace an approach to making learning accessible for all. More...

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Publication by Design

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Two major journals experiment with "registered reports," agreeing to publish articles based on their design and potential significance, not their results. Could this be a model for others, and one solution to the reproducibility crisis. More...

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