Monthly Archives: December 2012

I ♥ Breadcrumbs/An Ode to Breadcrumbs

This post is not about a Grimm fairy tale.  It’s about a wonderful navigational feature for websites known as breadcrumbs.  Some UXers think they can be unnecessary, while others think they play an important role in helping users orient their … Continue reading

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Course Management Systems: A Growing Usability Frontier

I’ve been thinking about the evolution of course management systems, specifically with regard to their usability and design.  As an undergrad, I used WebCT and Moodle.  Neither were great. WebCT was pretty basic and limited in its functionality, while Moodle … Continue reading

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