We used prototypes based on two different EdWeb sites to test the usability of a navigation scheme comprising a top menu combined with a left-hand menu.
The latest phase of developing the navigation scheme for EdWeb2 involved testing a menu system comprising a top-level menu and a left-hand menu.
During the last two academic years we’ve been running a project to look at personalisation in MyEd. About the project MyEd already delivers a personalised experience: you get a different layout and set of services based on your role (staff, student or applicant) at the University. However, we believe further and better curation and targeting […]
At the end of June, the UX and Content team had an opportunity to test out some ideas during the Undergraduate Open Day. Armed with ipads and sunscreen, we took to the streets of Bristo Square to enlist some willing volunteers…
Earlier this year, we worked with the Information Security team to improve their help pages for the rollout of Multifactor Authentication (MFA) across the University. These help pages are important, because potentially thousands of staff will be using them as they enable MFA on their University Office365 accounts.
As part of our ongoing exploration of how personalisation can help improve MyEd, our User Research intern Yuru Yang has written this post about how we evaluated one of our pilot projects, the Moray House Students portlet. Moray House Students Portlet The Moray House portlet is a specialized feature designed for students of Moray House. It […]
With my co-chair Joseph Talbot from the University of Oxford, I chaired a UCISA UX Group panel discussion earlier this year to learn how key decision makers in UK universities perceive UX and make it happen in their institutions.
In September 2021, I blogged about defining a user-centred design process, adopted at the start of the project to build the platform to succeed EdWeb. As work continues towards resuming migrations to the new platform, it was timely to reflect on the process and consider how it has changed.
As we continue to shape the navigation scheme of the Web Publishing Platform, we wanted to learn about the holistic experience of megamenus from the perspective of editors, developers and end-users. We conducted usability tests using the Stanford Graduate School of Business website and collaborated with the team behind it to understand how a megamenu […]
With the addition of two new team members to the UX team, we have taken the opportunity to review our priorities and redefine our ways of working to deliver the UX service.