Fluid work update

Daphne Ogle daphne at media.berkeley.edu
Thu May 24 17:47:16 UTC 2007


On May 24, 2007, at 7:58 AM, Michelle D'Souza wrote:

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> On 23-May-07, at 4:53 PM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
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>> Will this project address senior learners?
>>
>>
> I believe the plan is to concentrate our efforts on the current  
> users of the participating projects. I know that there was some  
> user research done for the Image Gallery Tool. Daphne, were senior  
> learners part of the research?
The research we did for this project was focused on faculty and their  
use of images in teaching and learning (in image heavy disciplines  
like art history and architecture).    They have the biggest need on  
our campus and thus were the initial focus of the Image tools work.   
Some would consider our primary persona, Eileen, senior.  I believe  
we even talk about her somewhat limited vision.  Although...she is  
faculty so this still doesn't cover the senior learner.

I think we have some research ahead of us to further define personas  
for the Lightbox.  I'm hoping some folks can turn their attention to  
this post-June (i.e. post the initial component, post the Sakai  
conference and post the initial ramp-up on the heuristic work).  I'd  
love to do some work toward defining our user types (which will drive  
who we talk to during research) soon.  Colin said he would be happy  
to add this as an agenda item to the Amsterdam meeting.  How many  
people will be at that meeting?  If we don't have a critical mass of  
the people thinking about users, research, design, etc, than perhaps  
we can schedule a Breeze meeting for the end of June or first of  
July?  Thoughts?

-Daphne
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> Michelle D'Souza
> Software Developer, FLUID Project
> Adaptive Technology Resource Centre
> University of Toronto
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Daphne Ogle
Senior Interaction Designer
University of California, Berkeley
Educational Technology Services
daphne at media.berkeley.edu
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