New Spring 2015 Course: Projects in Information Experience Design

I’m excited to announce a new course I’ll be teaching this spring called “Projects in Information Experience Design.” Offered as part of the UX concentration (but open to all SILS students!), this course supplements and extends the concepts from LIS-643 (Information Architecture & Interaction Design) and LIS-644 (Usability Theory & Practice) by teaching students how …

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Community Savings Bank Usability Study

In Fall 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the website for a community savings bank in Brooklyn. Student Team: Elizabeth Karg, Diana Sapanaro, Storey Sitwala Download Full Report: Community Savings Bank Usability Report (PDF)

New York Philharmonic Digital Archives Usability Study

In Fall 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the New York Philharmonic Digital Archives (http://archives.nyphil.org/). Student Team: Rachel Bronstein, James Lemoine, Seth Persons Download Full Report: New York Philharmonic Digital Archives Usability Report (PDF)

NYARC Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the New York Art Resource Consortium (NYARC) website (http://www.nyarc.org/). Student Team: Kate Asmus, Caitlin Harrington, Nik Dragovic, Laura Marte-Piccini Download Full Report: NYARC User Testing Report (PDF)

METRO Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the Metropolitan Library Council (METRO) website (http://metro.org/). Student Team: Hannah Goldstein, Michelle Magnotta, Julia Robbins Download Full Report: METRO User Testing Report (PDF)

Collaboration Platform Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the beta version of a collaboration platform created by a local start-up. Student Team: Jessica Espejel, Megan Koontz, Lauren Restivo Download Full Report: Collaboration Platform User Testing Report (PDF)

Vienna Secession Digital Exhibit Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of MOMA’s “This Kiss to the Whole World” digital exhibit of Klimt and the Vienna Secession (http://secession.nyarc.org/). Student Team: Lauren Allshouse, Michael Beiser,  Jordana Carlin, Libby Kaufer Download Full Report: Vienna Secession User Testing Report (PDF)

Center for Jewish History Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the Center for Jewish History’s single search interface (http://search.cjh.org/). Student Team: J.D. Arden, Rachel O’Neill, Elizabeth Willse Download Full Report: Center for Jewish History User Test Report (PDF)