Designing outside your comfort zone
MAY 31, 2016
All too often though, many of us find ourselves designing things for people whose situations bare some pretty strong similarities to our own.
Grand Unified Theory of Service Design, Systems Design, and Organization Design
MARCH 9, 2016
He is Founder and Principal of Ingineering.IT, and will be speaking and leading a workshop at this year’s Managing Experience Conference in San Francisco, March 29–30. I sat down with Jeff to pick his brain on putting the ‘service design’ in software-as-a-service. Very often, DevOps and design never speak. couple things.
Pulling informal learning
JUNE 4, 2012
Informal learning is mostly Pull. Traditional courses can be designed or taken from a wide variety of sources, such as Udemy.
Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Design is no longer just for physical objects, e.g. cars, bridges, shoes, jewelry, smartphones. Desirability is central to Design Thinking.
Learn Informal Learning Informally
JUNE 13, 2012
Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Format.
Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Design has long played a major role in product innovation. How can you apply design principles to help rethink the workplace experience? .
Informal learning, the 95% solution
JANUARY 4, 2012
Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. Informal Learning
Rethinking Design: Pedagogy
AUGUST 20, 2014
decision tree), or a checklist, or something that requires them to use the information. design Am I making sense here?
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Execution is the goal.
Typographers: the Original UX Designers
JULY 8, 2011
This made the type nerd in me happy and hopeful about the respect paid to typography on UX design. the hierarchy of information is clear.
Designing Professional Development for the Distracted Learner
AUGUST 9, 2016
Instructional design is knowing how to organize your content and shape exercises based on brain and learning research. Artist Tiles. Thank you.
Designing Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges
JUNE 19, 2016
In this four week workshop we will look at the different aspects of planning, designing and running a learning campaign or challenge, and you will have the opportunity to start the design of your own challenge or campaign, and share it with the other participants. Week 2: How to design a learning campaign or challenge. Feedback.
The Evolution of Design Thinking
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
The application of design thinking beyond products, - in innovation, problem solving and business strategy, - isn’t new. You can’t touch them.
Instructional design: from “packaging” to “scaffolding”
MARCH 6, 2013
And although there is no teacher present, it is essentially a “sage on the stage”, information-dumping activity. Social learning
The Modern L&D Dept requires other skills than instructional design
MARCH 10, 2015
Instructional Design is for designing instruction. We learn in many different ways – from information, from working with our teams as well as through our own experiences in doing our jobs. But in the workplace we don’t just learn from instruction, i.e. by being taught in classroom training or online courses.
Design thinking & complexity pt 1
OCTOBER 3, 2013
I promised to address this yesterday following a presentation on Design Thinking at the conference here in Ohio. Reflections
UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design
AUGUST 7, 2014
Josh is the author of the book Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps, and frequently gives workshops and talks at conferences around the world.
Informed consent for human sensors
MARCH 5, 2016
Friend (CEO at that same outfit) write about a project in which users of a health monitoring app have given informed consent to have their data made available to other researchers. How to get informed consent via an app? It seems well-designed to me, but I am not qualified to have an opinion. That’s what the post is about.
The Masterclass on Informal Learning
AUGUST 2, 2013
Your organization has decided to tilt in the direction of informal learning. Introduction to informal learning. So now what do you do?
Designing Backward and Forward
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
From there, we can design forward to create those resources, or make them accessible (e.g. design meta-learningif they’re people).
Fuelled by Informal learning
MARCH 15, 2011
This interconnected world sure makes it easy to learn informally though. Informal LearningThe core is then placed in the pressure vessel.
UX Week Keynote Speaker Amanda Dameron on Making Design More Human
JULY 10, 2014
If you’re a fan of Dwell magazine, you’re familiar with its unique take on modern architecture and design in the home.
Reconciling Formal and Informal
MAY 24, 2012
Now, let’s move on to informal learning, as this is where, to me, we have a conflict. They’re designed, developed, and delivered.
The evolution of design to amplify flow
JANUARY 30, 2012
If we want to understand the importance of flows in our world, the new book Design in Nature released this week by Adrian Bejan and J. There is an imperative here: “The constructal law is a shout from the rooftops: Everything that flows and moves generates designs that evolve to survive (to live). The authors caution.
Design like a pro
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
And yet, if you’re going to be a learning designer or engineer , you should know the science and be using it. You could read Julie Dirksen’s Design for How People Learn as a very good interpretation of the science. Look, if you’re going to do design, do it right. design
Instructional design in 140 characters #140id
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
Maureen obviously needs to use a glossary of terms to pack so much information into one tweet – so here is her Cookbook Glossary. UPDATE.
Guided Social Learning Experience Design (Online Workshop)
AUGUST 12, 2014
When it comes to formal social learning, there is a need for a quite different design approach. It is not […]. Social learning
Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 4, 2015
In this paper I would like to address the core design elements in the development of a personal learning architecture being developed in the National Research Council''s Learning and Performance Support Systems program. The NRC-designed MOOC differs significantly from traditional courses. Engagement is at the core of cMOOC learning.
Designing for Better Sex: In conversation with Cindy Gallop
JULY 19, 2016
Iran and Allison Huang, our Design intern, talked to Cindy. They asked her to inspire us with her vision for a diverse, inclusive world where technology is designed to facilitate honest human experiences and relationships. The software side is technology that is designed to bring people closer together in the real world.
Work environment design for learning
JANUARY 23, 2013
Informal Learning Learning Performance Improvementhave taken her image and added a 70:20:10 overlay.
UX Week Keynote Speaker Ken Jennings on Maps and Design
JUNE 2, 2014
They just love the order of the map, the elegance of the map as a solution to a visual problem: “How do I convey information about the world?”.
Information foraging and social networks
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
The information foraging model is one approach to consider – as detailed in this presentation: Information Foraging
The key to informal learning is autonomy
APRIL 27, 2012
He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways.
Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems
APRIL 13, 2012
Over the past several years, we have seen a rising emphasis on design, creativity and holistic thinking in business to help us deal with an increasingly volatile, unpredictable complex world. What then do we mean by bringing seemingly soft topics like design and creativity to business and why is it so important in today’s world?
A Conversation with Gina Trapani: On Designing Meaningful Notifications
JUNE 26, 2013
Evi Hui : What lead you to become interested in the design of notifications? and what makes them good? and why?
Mark Jones on the Pros and Cons of External Service Design Consultancies vs. In-house Teams
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
More and more companies are exploring service design with external consultancies or by building in-house teams. Andrea Fineman [AF]: The subject of your talk–working with in-house design groups vs. external consultancies–is a big topic these days and especially interesting for us at Adaptive Path. Can you give me a bit of a preview?
Reflections on a Decade of Designing and Facilitating Interactive Webinars
AUGUST 14, 2015
Expert: This is content and information that is delivered by listening and questioning a subject matter expert. Learning Training Design
What Educators Can Learn from Madison Avenue -Bad Design Kills
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
After a 15 minute delay, participants were able to recall 14% more information if it was presented in the disfluent. What they are is novel.
IBM at MX 2014: Design-centered at Scale
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of amazing work done to manage and lead in organizations from a design perspective. One of the things that stood out most from many of them is how important commitment from overall leadership is to putting design and experience at the core of an organization’s activities. MX: Managing Experience
Designing and Implementing MOOCs that Maximize Student Learning
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 3, 2013
They present a unique design challenge. Can we design for learning in MOOCs? to design goals and learning objectives.