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
I sat down with Jeff to pick his brain on putting the ‘service design’ in software-as-a-service. The other thing is, I think a lot about the relationship between designing and operating systems and designing and operating organizations. Very often, DevOps and design never speak. A couple of things intrigue me.
gaining insight through social and informal learning
MARCH 5, 2017
These five triggers can be enhanced through informal and social learning. It interfered with insights.” ” — Gary Klein. Connections.
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.
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.
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
How Autism can Influence Design: In conversation with Steve Silberman
AUGUST 3, 2016
JJG: This notion of building a better world for autistic people is where the work that we do as user experience designers really comes into play.
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? .
Rethinking Design: Pedagogy
AUGUST 20, 2014
In typical approaches, you’d be presenting conceptual information (e.g. design So they might create a guide for decisions (e.g.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The Evolution of Design Thinking
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Design Thinking is the featured topic in the September issue of the Harvard Business Review with four articles on the subject. “It’s
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
So I began thinking about performance experience design as a way to keep us focused on designing solutions to performance needs in the organization.
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.
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.
Reconciling Formal and Informal
MAY 24, 2012
Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about informal learning, which ends up sounding like formal learning, and this can be confusing.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Work environment design for learning
JANUARY 23, 2013
The resources may be inanimate or human; the activities may be formal or informal. Informal Learning Learning Performance Improvement
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.
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?
When the Learner is the Teacher, Do We Need Instructional Designers?
APRIL 13, 2012
It’s a new world out there for the Instructional Designer. When designing for mLearning, we need to put ourselves in the shoes of the user who is walking around with a very powerful tablet and/or smart phone. That person today has very different expectations that are informed by social media and YouTube. Instructional Design
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. Mark Jones , VP of Design at UnitedHealthcare and former Managing Director at IDEO Chicago, will speak at our upcoming Service Experience Conference about his experience on both sides. Can you give me a bit of a preview?
Reflections on a Decade of Designing and Facilitating Interactive Webinars
AUGUST 14, 2015
I thought I’d take this opportunity to reflect again on a decade of experience of designing and delivering interactive webinars.
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.