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Archive: edUi 2015 Conference

November 9 - 11

Charlottesville, Virginia

Test, Test, and Test Some More

Mon 2:00 - 2:45
LiveArts: Founders
#edui_testing

We all focus on testing when we are building our websites and preparing them for an initial launch, but how many of us continue to test 6 months, 12 months, or even years after it has launched? In academia, today’s audience is not tomorrow’s audience and our websites must continue … Continue reading »

Building a Responsive Pattern Library

Mon 10:15 - 11:00
LiveArts: Rehearsal A
#edui_pattern

Take a look under the hood at three pattern libraries developed using popular responsive frameworks. Learn how designers and developers can work together to identify re-usable layout components and turn these into flexible building blocks. The hard part, of course, is teaching people to use the patterns the way they … Continue reading »

Solving the Planning Puzzle

Mon 11:15 - 12:00
LiveArts: Founders
#edui_puzzle

Efficient Planning Based on Competing Needs With countless pieces to assemble and no box top to reference, planning a web project is an extremely complicated puzzle to solve. As the picture starts to come together, additional pieces are uncovered. One does not simply start with the squeakiest wheel, the simplest … Continue reading »

Take a Sketch – It Will Last Longer

Mon 1:15 - 2:45
LiveArts: Gibson
#edui_sketch

Do you ever look back at those pages of notes or computer files that you come home with every time you attend a conference? I’m betting you answered with a sheepish, “Nope.” Neither did I, until I began to practice sketch-noting. Develop your own style during this workshop, which features … Continue reading »

Designing for the Entire User Journey

Tue 9:00 - 9:45
LiveArts: Founders
#edui_userjourney

A “user experience” is not a “web experience.” While much of UX work focuses on creating and enhancing web presences, we must remember that users are simply focused on accomplishing their goals. Their work commonly spans both the digital and physical environments. Our job as UX professionals is to help … Continue reading »

Dancing With Myself

Tue 10:00 - 10:30
LiveArts: Rehearsal A
#edui_teamof1

Rockin’ It as the Sole Person Responsible for the Website edUi sessions are full of people who can talk knowledgeably about being an information architect or a content strategist or a web designer. Unfortunately, not every institution has an entire team devoted to its website. For many of us, everything … Continue reading »

Design Studio: How to Keep UX Lean and Real

Tue 2:15 - 3:45
LiveArts: Gibson
#edui_realUX

At WillowTree, our team is fortunate to work with brilliant design and engineering teams from a wide variety of industries including healthcare, enterprise, media/entertainment, government and education. While each one of our partners has a different organizational culture and process, they choose to work with us because we have lean, … Continue reading »

TOOL TIME

Tue 3:15 - 3:45
LiveArts: Rehearsal A
#edui_tools

TOOL TIME: Share What You Love Have you stumbled upon a new resource or tool that has saved you countless hours of angst-ridden labor? Did you find an application that changed the way you do business on the daily? If you’re someone who delights in discovering free, cheap, or otherwise … Continue reading »
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