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 to work with information organizations to conceptualize and implement user-centered information tools, services, and spaces.… Continue Reading »

Spring 2014 UX Practicum at NYU Libraries

Starting in the Spring 2014 semester, SILS will be partnering with NYU Libraries for a 3-credit practicum in user experience (UX). The practicum is open to 3-5 students who will be co-supervised by Nadaleen Tempelman-Kluit (Discovery and Digital Access Librarian at NYU) and SILS Assistant Professor Craig MacDonald as they conduct UX research projects for various departments within the library (using usability testing, card sorting, user research, interface design, and other common UX methods), assist with the creation of a dedicated UX lab at the library, and develop a collection of UX tools and materials for use by library and university staff members.… Continue Reading »