Throughout 2018/2019, the User Experience Service has been collaborating with the Learn Foundations project team to undertake a comprehensive programme of user research with students and staff. Through this we have discovered how students’ experience in Learn is closely intertwined with how staff work with it. This post summarises all our work, and outlines how we have ended up taking a service design approach.
As part of our comprehensive programme of user research in support of the Learn Foundations project, the User Experience Service has conducted contextual enquiry to better understand the contexts and needs of staff members working with Learn.
We had developed an information architecture and tree tests as part of our programme of user research for Learn Foundations. The next step was to use first click tests to pit the new template against existing courses.
This academic year the User Experience Service has been collaborating with the Learn Foundations project to undertake a programme of user research. This blog post will focus on one particular strand: interviews with students.
We’re running another of our showcase events to highlight how the pilot User Experience (UX) Service is helping a wide range of projects get closer to their target audiences and make better decisions. Booking for Tuesday 23 July is now open.
Following on from our series of sessions looking at what works well (and not so well) for students using Learn courses, we are now turning our attention to the experiences of staff members.
Following a successful usability showcase of the Vet School’s Learn environment, our next event will take place on Monday 28 January at 1.30pm.
We’re running another of our showcase events to highlight how the pilot User Experience (UX) Service is helping a wide range of projects get closer to their target audiences and make better decisions. Booking for Wednesday 5 December is now open.
Find out how to uncover what’s working and not working for your students using your Learn course environments at this usability testing showcase event, taking place on Wednesday 28 November at 9.30am.
Last week I supported colleague Ross Ward, part of our Educational Design & Engagement team, in running a session that introduced UX concepts to students, and enabled him to explore new opportunities for technology-enhanced learning.