Category Archives: Education

ACRL 2013: UXD Ubiquity

I attended my first ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) conference last week.  In addition to being an amazing experience, it was quite eye-opening:  there were several presentation sessions related to usability, assessment, and user experience design in library … 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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Putting the UX in Education

http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2011/07/library-education/putting-the-ux-in-education-the-user-experience-office-hours/ Very interesting blog post on the Library Journal website. Librarians can certainly be introduced to the concept of UX later in their careers.  However, if they are exposed to the field earlier (preferably when they’re still in school), then … Continue reading

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