Saturday 15th February, 2014
2:45pm to 3:15pm
In order to demonstrate the power of IA, and by extension, User Experience Design, we have crafted a curriculum that not only reflects and addresses the way designers proceed through projects, but also addresses user (i.e. student) experience in the program. I’ll present everything from personas to competitors, from tenets to process flows. I’ll show how the professional community is and can be involved. I’ll show how each course in the curriculum reflects some aspect of the design process, how carefully each course is chosen and designed, how we work with instructional designers to ensure solid pedagogy, and how this program emphasizes an information-based UXD approach at Kent State. I’ll show the excitement we have about educating the next generation of IAs, and UXDs. I hope to generate lots of discussion about course topics, program design, pedagogy, and the future of IA.
User Experience Design educator at Kent State University. Cyclist, alpine skier, hiker. bio from Twitter
3:30pm Citizen Cartography at the New York Public Library by Mishka Vance
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