Day: August 12, 2017

UCD CO-DESIGN ACTIVITIES

12/08/2017

IDATA UCD OVERVIEW PHASE ONE: User-Sensitive Inclusive Design promotes the concept of involving users with specific needs in the design process. The activities in this series will engage high school students (both sighted and BVI) in the process of redesigning the Afterglow interface to better meet their needs. Activity One, the introductory exercise, models User-Centered […]

5 | CARD SORTING

12/08/2017

POSTPONED to February 2018 To be completed the week of January 8, 2018. ACTIVITY FIVE | CARD SORTING | GENERATIVE USER-CENTERED DESIGN ACTIVITY SHUFFLE THE DECK: CARD SORTING GENERAL IDEA Students will work together in groups to assess and organize anew the features and links of the current Afterglow main page. Using supplied cards, students […]

3 | USER EXPERIENCE AUDIT

12/08/2017

To be completed the week of December 18, 2018. ACTIVITY THREE | USER EXPERIENCE AUDIT | GENERATIVE USER-CENTERED DESIGN ACTIVITY DOCUMENT DELIGHT: USER EXPERIENCE AUDIT GENERAL IDEA Over the course of 24 hours, students will pay close attention all of their interactions with digital technology. Technology might include a video game, a web browser, an […]

6 | TASK FLOW WISHLIST

12/08/2017

POSTPONED to March 2018 To be completed the week of January 22, 2017. ACTIVITY SIX | TASK FLOW WISHLIST | GENERATIVE USER-CENTERED DESIGN ACTIVITY STAR OF WONDER: TASK FLOW WISHLIST GENERAL IDEA After reviewing a provided Task Flow for determining star brightness in Afterglow, participants will work in groups to create a “wish list” of […]

4 | WHAT IF?

12/08/2017

POSTPONED to February 2018 To be completed the week of December 4, 2017. ACTIVITY FOUR | WHAT IF? | GENERATIVE USER-CENTERED DESIGN ACTIVITY IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES: WHAT IF? GENERAL IDEA Working in small groups, students use the supplied What If prompts to imagine possibilities for making Afterglow more accessible. The What If Activity uses improv […]

2 | PERSONAS AND SCENARIOS

12/08/2017

To be completed the week of November 27, 2017. ACTIVITY TWO | PERSONAS & SCENARIOS | INVESTIGATIVE USER-CENTERED DESIGN ACTIVITY TYPE CASTING BY DESIGN: PERSONAS & SCENARIOS GENERAL IDEA Working together in small groups, students will compare their own identities and preferences with that of a provided sample persona. Each group will then work together […]

1 | INTERVIEW, OBSERVE, EMPATHIZE

12/08/2017

ACTIVITY ONE | INTERVIEW, OBSERVE, EMPATHIZE USER-CENTERED DESIGN (UCD) ACTIVITY INTRO TO USER-SENSITIVE INCLUSIVE DESIGN: INTERVIEW, OBSERVE, EMPATHIZE GENERAL IDEA Prior to this class, students should listen to this pre-recorded podcast that gives a brief explanation of the IDATA UCD Activity series. In this recording, the UCD experience leaders of IDATA, Alexandra Grossi and Helen […]