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Adapting the 5 Planes of LXD

A few months ago, I gave a workshop at Harvard University's Innovation Lab entitled “UX Design - An Introduction." The workshop was a good introductory forum for anyone interested in general UX principles and/or getting a better understanding for the process, inputs and deliverables …

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Why MOOCs Need Better LxD

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Mobile Learning

The continuing wane in desktop computer sales and meteoric growth of mobile adoption rates points to an inevitable future in which the vast majority of users will be computing through mobile interfaces—be it smartphone or tablet. Learning experience designers must anticipate a shift in design methodologies towards mobile design principles in building effective learning environments. And because there are special considerations in designing for mobile, understanding and adapting to this new paradigm is crucial for building tools to address the needs of mobile learners.

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Building Effective LXD User Interfaces

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LXD: 10 Things To Know About Learner Experience Design

With the rise in educational apps, corporate e-learning and online degree programs, our UX team is faced with new and exciting challenges designing experiences that are focused on how people learn.

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8 Inspirational UX/UI Examples


In my last post, I discussed my experience at the Boston Festival of Indie Games (F.I.G) and Adobe’s Create Now Tour. At both events I discovered different types of inspirational UX/UI examples that I’d like to share.

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The Most Important Word in Hebrew

With today's global workforce, cultural differences in the workplace can be a challenge. Words or gestures can mean different things to different people, certain things are more or less appropriate to do,

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The Perfect Gift

Last week my 6-year old son came home from school with an "essay" in response to an assignment to "describe the perfect gift." He wrote:

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