Author: Emma HorrellContent Designer User Experience and Digital Consultancy Website and Communications Learning, Teaching and Web Services
As the project to build the new web publishing platform continues apace, we used the project roadmap to define a process and a plan of user experience design activities to help achieve our milestones and keep us on track. The web publishing platform project (or the WPP project as it’s come to be known) has […]
Staff and students were interviewed about their experiences of using Learn to support hybrid teaching and learning. The detail they provided helped build a rich picture of the hybrid environment – encompassing the practicalities and nuances of the new context.
Students took part in a card sorting activity as part of Learn Foundations research. This helped us understand where they looked to find information in Learn to support their learning in the hybrid context.
Staff and students completed a top tasks survey as part of the Learn Foundations research. This helped us understand what is most important to them when they use Learn for teaching and learning in the hybrid context.
Phase Three of Learn Foundations has carried out important research to investigate how Learn is supporting the needs of staff and students as they continue to teach and learn in the hybrid context, brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
In December 2020 we transformed the Editorial Style Guide from a PDF to a website. We wanted to make sure that what we created was both useful and usable, so we approached staff to take part in usability testing.
This is a story about a revolution in the sphere of University content. Not a noisy revolution, but an important one, involving major changes to one of the best tools we have for preparing written content – the Editorial Style Guide.