Author: Mary Elder

We recently made some changes to the staff view of MyEd, to make it easier for staff to use MyEd, and find the content that they need.  The changes include: Adding Learn to the staff home page. Making changes to the menu structure to improve how we organise content. Making it possible to favourite all […]

As part of the project to improve MyEd, we’ve been focusing on how content is organised. We worked with the UX team to use card sorting studies to help us research how our student users understand and group content. We used our findings to re-organise how content is described and presented on MyEd, and develop […]

A new improved MyEd will become available in 2019. The interface will change, and be simpler and easier to use, particularly on a mobile. You’ll be able to access a preview and provide feedback in Q1 2019 before the new MyEd goes live. Content for students and applicants will be organised and presented differently. Content for staff and alumni is not changing, […]

This summer I was lucky enough to attend Open Apereo – the annual conference run by the Apereo Foundation, a non-profit organization which develops and sustains open source software for education. The University of Edinburgh’s web portal, MyEd, runs on uPortal, which is one of a number of open source solutions supported by Apereo. This […]

Over the summer we’re looking at ways we can improve the presentation and structure of content in MyEd to make it easier for students to find and access the information and tools they need. To help us with this we recently carried out a survey to understand more about how students use MyEd, and the […]

Over the next few months we’re going to be making some changes to MyEd. Last summer we updated the look and feel of MyEd, and made it easier to access all MyEd content on a mobile device. However, we know there’s still work to do, and next we’re going to look at ways we can […]

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