Applying Universal Design for Learning to Canvas

Applying Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to an online learning platform like Canvas involves creating an inclusive learning environment that accommodates the varied needs and preferences of all students. UDL is based on three main principles: providing multiple means of engagement, representation, and action and expression. Here’s how you can apply these principles within the … Read more

Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn. It involves designing educational environments and products to be usable by the widest range of people without needing adaptation or specialized design. Here are some key principles and practices … Read more

Universal Design Principles for Technology

Here are some key universal design principles focus specifically on the design and development of technology products, systems, and interfaces: Accessibility: Ensure that the technology is accessible to individuals with disabilities, including those with visual, auditory, motor, or cognitive impairments. This includes providing alternatives to visual and auditory information, support for assistive technologies, and ensuring compatibility … Read more

Universal Design 

Universal Design (UD) is a design philosophy that aims to create products, environments, and systems that are usable by people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design. The concept originated in architecture but has since expanded to various fields, including product design, communication, … Read more

Experience Design Across the Platform

Experience Design teams don’t just put a couple of nice new UI levels on top of applications. They design the application experience top to bottom for simplicity, mobility, and extensibility.  Today, customers move across devices. Depending on the task that they need to do: a simple task that they can complete on their wearable or phone, a … Read more

Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence Experience Design

Experience design (XD) plays a crucial role in leveraging the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) to create engaging, intuitive, and human-centered experiences. Here’s how XD principles intersect with AR and AI: Contextual Awareness AI can help AR applications understand and adapt to the context of the person wearing the headset. By analyzing … Read more

Virtual Reality Artificial Intelligence Experience Design

Designing experiences for virtual reality (VR) artificial intelligence (AI) involves considering several key factors to create immersive, intuitive, and engaging interactions. Here’s a breakdown of important aspects to consider: Understanding Needs and Goals Start by understanding the needs, goals, and preferences of your target audience. What are they trying to accomplish in the VR environment? … Read more

Deliver the Right Message at the Right Moment with Artificial Intelligence Experience Design

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Designing artificial intelligence experiences (AIXD) to deliver the right content at the right moment requires a thoughtful approach that combines research, data analysis, and smart algorithmic decisions. Here’s a guide on how to achieve this: Research and Understanding Content Personalization Context Awareness Real-time Data Analysis Dynamic Content Delivery Feedback Mechanisms Transparency and Control Ethical Considerations … Read more

The Return on Investment of Artificial Intelligence

The return on investment of artificial intelligence is multifaceted and extends beyond mere financial metrics. While the cost efficiency and operational optimizations are tangible and quantifiable benefits, the enhanced decision-making, personalized customer experiences, revenue growth, and risk mitigation contribute to the holistic value proposition of AI adoption.  Innovation that Drives Revenue Growth and Market Expansion … Read more

Artificial Intelligence Experience Design Discovery Process

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) experience design (XD) discovery process involves understanding and defining your target customer’s interaction with your AI systems to create meaningful and effective experiences. Here’s a general guide to the discovery process for AI XD: 1. Define Objectives and Goals:    – Clearly outline the objectives of the AI system and the goals … Read more

Chatbot User Experience Guidelines

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Creating an effective and user-friendly chatbot experience involves considering several factors, including human-centered design principles and conversational flow best practices.  Here are some guidelines to enhance the user experience of your chatbot: 1. Understand Your Audience    – Identify your target audience and tailor the language and tone of the chatbot accordingly.    – Consider user demographics, preferences, … Read more

Contextual Inquiry

Contextual inquiry is a semi-structured observational and interview (inquiry) method to understand how and why a prospect or customers uses (existing) or may use (prototype) your solution in the environment that they use it (context). This could be using an appliance in a kitchen, a tool on the shop floor, a device in a lab, … Read more