Interaction design, User Experience and Doctoral Research in Information Architecture, Human Cognition, Web & Graphic, and Interaction Design

UX & Design

Rob – Remote Usability Session 2

The second remote usability test revealed some recurring issues as well as new observations.  Rob noted some issues in remembering to click update on the...
Ian Carnaghan
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Application Demo and Reporting

Since the last sprint, the first iteration of the actual application was developed using ASP.NET MVC 5 and SQL Server backend database.  This application...
Ian Carnaghan
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Curriculum Mapping PD Meeting

On December 17th, a Professional Development (PD) meeting was held at Monarch and 18 teachers and staff members attended.  At the even the researcher...
Ian Carnaghan
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Beth – Remote Usability Session 1

The first remote usability test revealed some issues regarding various interactions within the application.  For the most part the various tasks were completed with...
Ian Carnaghan
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Helen – Pilot Usability Session

The pilot usability testing was held at the University of Baltimore’s usability lab.  The pilot involved the new ASP.NET application, which enabled for more...
Ian Carnaghan
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Axure Prototype 6

This is the final Axure prototype that will be developed for this project.  It build on the design of prototype 5 and increased consistency...
Ian Carnaghan
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Data Elements Review and Reporting

Today a short meeting was held to discuss the overall progress of the prototype to date and demonstrate the key functionality to the EL...
Ian Carnaghan
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Axure Prototype 5

Prototype 5 integrated both expedition and non-expedition subject areas.  The concept of ‘strands’ being units within the system has been further defined in this...
Ian Carnaghan
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Non-Expedition Subject Areas

This sprint continued discussion of non-expeditions.  This week we focused primarily on restructuring the prototype to correctly integrate subject areas that do not fall...
Ian Carnaghan
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Axure Prototype 4

Prototype 4 includes a lot of design changes stemming from our FSW and Winter Terms sprint.  These changes include improvements to the homepage and accomodation...
Ian Carnaghan
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FSW and Winter Terms

The purpose of this meeting was to finalize the data-entry sections of the system by further describing functionality specifically on non-expedition semesters.  Non-expeditions were...
Ian Carnaghan
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Defining Expeditions

This meeting focused on prototype 3 and refining the structural breakdown of expeditions and their sub-components.  New terminology was introduced to describe the various...
Ian Carnaghan
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