[User_Centered_Design] Need your input on a name

Michael S Elledge elledge at msu.edu
Thu Jan 29 22:26:08 UTC 2009


I like the idea of clarity as well: I would opt for User Experience 
Resources or Resources for Usable Design.

UX may be a mystery to some folks...

Mike

Allison Bloodworth wrote:
> Thanks Debra!
>
> Jess, the Fluid Project Project Manager had some helpful additional 
> info for you, but can't post to the list:
>
> One missing detail that might redirect your ideas -- the audience is 
> meant to be a broad group, including developers who aren't familiar 
> with UCD or design principles.  So an audience beyond the usual choir.
>
> Thanks in advance for your ideas,
> Jess
>
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> Project Manager / Fluid Project
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> On Jan 29, 2009, at 11:39 AM, Debra Goldentyer wrote:
>
>> I'm all for clear and useable: UX Resources
>>
>> On Jan 29, 2009, at 11:19 AM, Allison Bloodworth wrote:
>>
>>> Hi folks,
>>>
>>> As part of the Fluid Project (http://www.fluidproject.org) we've been
>>> working on a section of our wiki which we currently describe as:
>>>
>>> "a How-to Guide filled with user-centered design (UCD) techniques you
>>> can use to learn from your users and design better user experiences.
>>>
>>> The ****  includes information on a variety of UCD practices, from
>>> performing user research and creating models (such as personas and
>>> scenarios to inform the design process) to performing user experience
>>> walkthroughs and user testing of your website or application."
>>>
>>> Here is what it contains:
>>>
>>>    * [Accessibility Resources]
>>>    * [Comparative & Competitive Analysis]
>>>    * [Contextual Inquiry]
>>>    * [Design Patterns]
>>>    * [Persona]
>>>    * [User Experience Walkthroughs]
>>>    * [User Modeling]
>>>    * [User Testing]
>>>    * [UX Resources]
>>>
>>> We came up with what we thought a catchy name for it, but there has
>>> been some confusion about what exactly it is so we are considering new
>>> names. (I'm not giving you the old name so I don't prejudice you. :))
>>> I'm wondering if folks on this list might have some suggestions on
>>> names for this which might give off good "scent" for you. Meaning, a
>>> name you'd click on because it gives you an idea of what it contains,
>>> or sounds like it would pertain to your work, etc..
>>>
>>> If you could cc: the fluid-work list with your response, too, that'd
>>> be great. :)
>>>
>>> Thanks for your suggestions!
>>> Allison
>>>
>>> Allison Bloodworth
>>> Senior User Interaction Designer
>>> Educational Technology Services
>>> University of California, Berkeley
>>> (415) 377-8243
>>> abloodworth at berkeley.edu <mailto:abloodworth at berkeley.edu>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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> Allison Bloodworth
> Senior User Interaction Designer
> Educational Technology Services
> University of California, Berkeley
> (415) 377-8243
> abloodworth at berkeley.edu <mailto:abloodworth at berkeley.edu>
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