Lizzie Miller

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Google Fights Microsoft With New Android Branding

Along with a tweak in the application design guidelines, Google has updated its own applications for Android with a subtle graphical tweak to remind users just who the driving force behind the ecosystem actually is. Not only are splash screens now an acceptable part of Android design, Google is …

Android News

The changing face of animation & interaction design

While this might be one of the trickiest types of animation to work with, simple page motions are an effective way to make content more stimulating<p>From AJAX loading options to simple shakes or cartoons, full-page motion is certainly a captivating effect. Be warned: too many loading items can bog …

Designing with Data

We’re constantly looking for new ways to improve how we design at Depop.<p>This morning Sam, our product manager, posted a link into our Slack channel: …

50 Mobile Learning Statistics For K-12 Education [Infographic]

Mobile learning is among the latest trends in education that have captured educators’ interest, and seem to hold considerable promise in terms of …

7 Telling Statistics About the State of K–12 Online Learning

A new report on the state of K–12 online education shows growth in the world of connected instruction, but some states are still putting up barriers …

Here’s How We Can Reinvent the Classroom for the Digital Age

When I was in elementary school, about 50 years ago, teachers used to stand in front of a class of 40 or 50 children and write on a blackboard with …

Pedagogy

Why Micro Learning Is Educating The ADD Generation

<i>Roman Kostochka is the founder and CEO at Coursmos, a micro-learning platform.</i><p>In 2012, Mashable had published an article called “Technology Creating a Generation of Distracted Students” which reported the results of a study done by Pew Research Center. According to their data, about 90 percent of …

College Dropouts Thrive in Tech

Quitting school to start a company used to be seen as risky; now an honor<p>Near the end of his freshman year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ari Weinstein was offered $100,000 to drop out of school.<p>Mr. Weinstein, now 20, had grown up immersed in technology. He created a website at age …

Daphne Koller on the Future of Online Education

The Coursera co-founder on the advantages of learning online—and why traditional universities aren’t going to disappear<p>“If you put an instructor to sleep 300 years ago and woke him up in a classroom today, he’ll say, ‘Oh, I know exactly where I am,” says Daphne Koller, co-founder of the …

Apple Finally Learns AI Is The New UI

But is it too late to beat Google?<p>“Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like,” Steve Jobs once said. “That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”<p>It’s an ironic quote, given the countless examples of Apple …

Material Design

MOOCs in China are growing

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) refer to any online learning or use of education technologies. In China, a country of 1.4 billion people, these …

Guide to Student-to-Student Teaching

You may already be using video to support your lessons, but have you considered encouraging your students to <i>create</i> them? Student-to-student videos …

Education Technology

Learning in a Multi-Device World Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on April 10, 2015<p>We live and work in a multi-device world that allows us access to knowledge at our fingertips. In the learning world this has …

10 Online Learning Trends to Watch in 2015 | Seratoo - Webmarketing

The future’s biggest online movements in education are taking shape today.<p>Amid the shifting sands of online education, which trends can we expect to …

Education Technology

Universal Design for Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

May 6, 2015<br>Universal Design for Learning is a framework for learning that includes all students. Being grounded in socio-cultural theory, UDL views …

Education Technology

MOOC 4.0: The Next Revolution in Learning & Leadership

Last month my colleagues and I completed a pilot of what well may be the most interesting project of my life. It was the pilot of a new type of MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) that pushes the MOOC design envelope by blending a globally transformative platform with an eco-system of deep personal, …

Why Is The University Still Here?

Universities are supposed to be dead. These bastions of higher learning have been on Silicon Valley’s hit list for much of the past decade, and disruption phasers targeting the industry have certainly been set to kill in the years since the global financial crisis.<p>And yet after years of efforts, we …

Higher Education

Stay In Your Overlaps

Your competitive advantage as a maker and/or an investor is your clarity and discipline around the overlaps of your interests and beliefs.<p>Aspiring …

Google Photos Review: Why It Beats Apple

UI Pattern: Natural Language Form

I recently did some research on a UI pattern called “natural language form” and got quite excited about it. Although those kinds of forms aren’t …

Pinterest introduces 'buyable pins' allowing direct product purchase

Social photo-sharing service moves into e-commerce, creating option for users to browse items by price and colour – and purchase with a click<p>Social photo sharing service Pinterest is introducing a “buy button” allowing users to purchase products pinned to its boards.<p>The site and mobile app has long …

New in the Shop: Beautifully Abstract City Maps by Jazzberry Blue

Using bold colors and geometric forms, artist Jazzberry Blue creates abstract maps of some of the world's most famous cities. He's made these modern maps, that have that mid-century modern look to them, for almost every city you can think of including Chicago, Milan, and Berlin. The self-taught …

You Can Now Build Your Entire Kitchen with Ikea (Appliances Too!)

IKEA unveils a new, modular kitchen system complete with appliances.<p>If you’re interested in installing a new kitchen you might want to check out IKEA. The giant Swedish retailer has just redesigned its entire range from sizing to interior fittings, replacing its old model, Akurum, with Sektion, a …

World's First Plantable Coffee Cup Biodegrades Into Seedlings After Use

Given America's caffeine addiction, it's no surprise that to-go coffee cups contribute significant amounts of waste to landfills. One California-based company has a solution to cut back on coffee-related trash: cups that can be planted. Seeds embedded in fibers that make up the cup's walls will …

Articles about dramatic cliffside kitchen gets sharp and sculptural update on Dwell.com - Dwell

And it has a legendary jazz club, too.<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>With little time to waste, an Australian firm erects an efficient prefab overlooking the ocean.<p>More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside …

A Common Design Taxonomy

<b>As central as design is to user experience, its definition has largely been subjective.</b> Ask 100 well-read professionals what the meaning of design is …

UX Design

Architizer

10 Great UX/UI Design Cheat Sheets

Everyone needs a little help sometimes, even the pros. It’s hard to remember every single little detail. Every once in a while you end up searching …

Web Design

How to Manufacture Desire

<b>Type the name of almost any successful consumer web company into your search bar and add the word “addict” after it. Go ahead, I’ll wait.</b> Try …

Web Design