WHAT IS GAMIFICATION
Gamification is the technique of implementing elements of game design into non-gaming settings to enhance user engagement with a product. While books and movies are various forms of entertainment, games are more participatory in nature. Games provide the players with the freedom to modify the story line, it makes them feel like they are in control of the process.… Continue Reading »
Users interest are relentlessly changing all the time and their attention span are as short as they have ever been. Given this companies are constantly thinking of new ways to maintain engagement with their users. Sometimes that comes in the form of change with their product and how the user interacts with them. It’s understood that with every potential change, whether major or minor, testing should always be involved. … Continue Reading »
ABOUT THE PRATT INSTITUTE LIBRARIES
The Pratt Institute Libraries is an academic library institution serving three campuses in the New York area. The Libraries’ main building is located on Pratt’s Brooklyn campus with collections and services that focus on the visual arts, architecture, design, creative writing, and related fields.
The mission of the Pratt Institute Libraries is to provide outstanding service and access to a resource-rich environment that facilitates critical thinking and creative teaching and learning in the Pratt community.… Continue Reading »
Our task was to redesign of the Arts for All official website to make it more attractive, more functional, and more appropriate for a modern arts education nonprofit.
AFA’s current website is unpleasant to use because it is ugly to look at and it is difficult to discern the site’s architecture and where you are located within it.… Continue Reading »
During my Projects in IXD class last week, I presented a live walkthrough of some of Adobe XD’s most useful features and design modes, all in seven minutes. I wanted to share the ease of which one can learn Adobe’s design tool and how smoothly the program carries out complex tasks in the blink of an eye.… Continue Reading »
Initial interviews with Materials for the Arts (MFTA) revealed the organization’s key goals in a website redesign. The organization would like its users to be informed of the different opportunities it provides beyond donations and scheduled appointments. In order to insure that prospective users are efficiently and effectively exploring the interface a series of user interviews and observations were performed by a Pratt research team. … Continue Reading »
In the field of user experience, there is a wide range of research available, researchers mapped 20 methods across 3 dimensions: “Qualitative vs. Quantitative”, “Attitudinal vs Behavioral” and “Context of Use”. This article will focus on introducing the “Quantitative research” method, and in order to make it more clear, it will also compare it with another direction in this dimension—“Qualitative”.… Continue Reading »
Emotional success: Designing and defining a user experience.
Usability Design – Pratt Institute School of Information
Blog post by Jamie Raymond
Creating a successful user experience involves developing digital products that are pleasing for the people using them. UX designers apply various UX techniques to digital products to provide the end user with a best overall impression.… Continue Reading »