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

UX & Design

Axure Prototype 3

After presenting the second prototype at the last requirements meeting, it was apparent that more work needed to be done with defining what an...
Ian Carnaghan
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High-Level Requirements

This was the first requirements meeting since the initial kickoff back in April.  Prototype 2 served as the main discussion for this meeting as...
Ian Carnaghan
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Axure Prototype 2

This prototype was developed after several discussions via email regarding the initial requirements of the project.  The kickoff meeting was helpful in framing the...
Ian Carnaghan
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Grade level Curriculum Planning Meetings

Several grade level planning sessions will be observed in November / December 2013.  More details on the results of these observations will be recorded.
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Axure Prototype 1

This prototype was developed after the initial April 10th requirements meeting.  It includes a basic design with an incomplete ‘dashboard’ page providing user interactions...
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Field Survey Structure

Exploratory Requirements Survey Introduction Thank you for taking the time to complete this short survey.  Your answers will contribute to building an effective Curriculum...
Ian Carnaghan
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Kickoff Meeting

The first meeting with the administration team of Monarch Academy took place on Wednesday, April 10th at the school. The team consisted of an...
Ian Carnaghan
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Philosophical Assumptions for Qualitative Research

In any kind of work or study, we always bring a certain set of beliefs as well as philosophical assumptions.  Qualitative researchers understand the...
Ian Carnaghan
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Online Teaching and Learning Experiences in Higher Education

In 2007 I graduated from the University of Ulster’s new E-Learning masters program.  For my thesis, I developed a research study on collaborative learning...
Ian Carnaghan
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Health Services and Challenges facing the Low-Literacy Population

In the United States, a large proportion of the population falls into the category of having low literacy skills.  “A long-awaited federal study finds...
Ian Carnaghan
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Illuminate

Illuminate is the code name for a curriculum mapping project I am currently developing as part of my Doctoral thesis.  I will be using...
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Altas Rubicon Exploratory Eye Tracking Research

In December 2012, an eye tracking study was conducted with six participants in order to test the overall usability of a commercially available curriculum...
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