UX Toolkit. What?

Eli Cochran eli at media.berkeley.edu
Thu Jan 29 20:04:25 UTC 2009


+1 for Design Guidelines and Resources

Being less ambiguous is better since this is clearly one of those  
areas where we're touching on some terminology which is used by  
different people in different ways.

- Eli

On Jan 29, 2009, at 11:38 AM, Daphne Ogle wrote:

> I agree that "Design" is better than designer's since it leaves it  
> more open.
>
> I have one more to add to the list:  Design Toolbox
>
> Although as I write it I'm not sure it encompasses the best  
> practices & guidelines aspect?
>
> I'm leaning toward:  Design guidelines and resources
>
> -Daphne
>
> On Jan 29, 2009, at 11:00 AM, Anastasia Cheetham wrote:
>
>>
>> I always wondered about the use of the word "toolkit" in this case,  
>> since what we're talking about seems (to me, at least) to actually  
>> include more than just tools. There is also a lot of education,  
>> guidelines, best practices, etc., in addition to the actual tools.  
>> For this reason, I like "handbook" - I think it covers the broader  
>> ground that we cover.
>>
>> Regarding "design" versus "designer's," I thought one of the goals  
>> of the <thing> was to provide design help to a wider audience than  
>> just designers, i.e. to also be useful for developers, etc. For  
>> this reason, I think I prefer "design" to "designer's."
>>
>> So:
>>
>> +1 for "Design Handbook"
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Anastasia Cheetham                   a.cheetham at utoronto.ca
>> Software Designer, Fluid Project    http://fluidproject.org
>> 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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Eli Cochran
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