We’ve spent the last year listening to our community of practice to help us to make much needed changes to the Effective Digital Content training.
When I began learning how to test websites and apps for accessibility, it was to lend support to my unit, which needed products to have accessibility reports and statements. I was also intrigued as a user experience practitioner; if I could understand what it’s like to use assistive software to navigate a digital environment, this […]
We are seeking some more University of Edinburgh students to join our team as interns to help us with some important projects to improve user experience in the University.
We are delighted to announce that from the 21st May 2021 the EdWeb training course is now available to complete as a self-enrol course allowing users to register and complete this mandatory training course in their own time.
As more of our services than ever move online, our web estate has become the face of the University. Inclusivity of all our users has never been more important. A Practical and Ethical Approach With September’s legislation deadline rightly also attracting attention, we want to help our devolved web community improve the accessibility of their […]
We’ve launched a new version of the Effective Digital Content, using stand-alone in-house videos, up-to-date with the latest legislation and research.
Our User Experience training continues to be very popular and well reviewed by the University staff attending. At the recent sessions, I asked a few of the group what they thought and have pulled the comments together into a short video.
It’s just over a year since we trialled our first user experience training package. We’ve run the sessions 4 times now, receiving excellent feedback from attendees and refining the provision each time to better meet staff needs.
A colleague recently asked me for some quick tips on creating effective instructional videos for a new piece of software they are creating. I’ve gathered my thoughts together, and hope they will be of wider use.
As of 21 November, the Website Programme offices will be located in our new home in Argyle House. This presents both a challenge and an opportunity for our support and training services.