Andrew Ward

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UX Project Checklist

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Inside Google’s culture of relentless self-surveying

When Google recently admitted that the baffling brainteasers it posed to interviewees were utterly useless at predicting which ones would make good employees, it was another example of the power of what Google calls “people analytics”—the mixing of Big Data with management science to come up with …

Employment

Storytelling and User Experience Are on a Collision Course

The disciplines of storytelling and user experience design are on a collision course and it may be the best thing that's happened to brand marketers …

Advertising

Building a Community through Stories and Data

by Jared M. Spool<p>This past winter, I recorded a podcast with Kate Brigham from PatientsLikeMe. The company is doing ground-breaking work in the area …

Teaching/Learning UX: Considerations for Academic-Industry Partnerships

Higher education is poised to help produce the next generation of user experience designers, but we can’t do it alone. In the wake of Fred Beecher’s …

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AppsAnywhere: Application Virtualization for Education

<b>We can help you virtualize 100% of Windows apps.</b> Virtualize all Windows applications. Virtualize any Windows app. However we say it – there’s no …

Lecturer calls for clarity in use of learning analytics

Source: Getty<p>Open viewing: some students felt the collection of data to be ‘snooping’<p>UK universities are monitoring students’ information to help …

Learning Spaces as Student-Centric, Personal Narratives

Learning Spaces as Student-Centric, Personal Narratives<p>One of the common teacher rituals when beginning the school year is the set up of the …

Tech industry completes its standards for banishing passwords

Hate typing passwords? You might not have to enter them for much longer. The FIDO Alliance (backed by Google, Microsoft, PayPal and Samsung, among others) has just published the completed versions of its password-free standards for both regular and two-factor authentication. Apps and websites using …

Crowdsourced innovation

Last session was from the Head of Innovation at the Department of Work and Pensions.Some facts and figures about them:<br>20m customers<br>14m payments a …

Jisc

Jisc

Summer of Student Innovation

The Summer of Student Innovation has now evolved into the Jisc edtech competition.<p>You can find out more, including how to get involved, on our edtech …

UK Universities

University of Iowa Crowdsources Project Ideas | Student Government Resource Center

We recently had the opportunity to interview a student leader from the University of Iowa Student Government about Iowa Ideas, their innovative new …

Blinq Tells You If Your Dating Matches Are In The Bar

Shove over Tinder. Swiss startup Blinq has come up with a new twist on the dating app. The startup is incorporating beacon proximity technology into the mix so singles can do more meeting IRL and less swiping — thanks to select venues being kitted out with Blinq’s Estimote iBeacons. These work with …

Learning and teaching strategy

Strategic aim 1: To provide transformative learning opportunities by:<p>Enabling students to develop best academic practice in their …

Technology Design Process

The technology design tools offered in this section include:<p><b>Technology Vision Presentation</b> for crafting the vision and preparing a pitch that is …

Guiding Principles

<i>The following are generally accepted techniques, methods, and processes to envision, plan, implement and sustain technology in learning spaces that</i> …

Life-Cycle Strategies

Part of creating a sound technology plan is creating a balanced and diversified portfolio of technologies, considering day one but also ongoing …