Adaptive Courseware

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Summary Adaptive courses select and present material based on a student’s performance, letting students spend less time on material they’ve already grasped. In this model, content is always followed by an assessment, or “check...

Student Performance Reporting

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Summary The quantity of data available to teachers can be overwhelming. This system provided student performance data but left it to instructors to make sense of. Contextual interviews with instructors helped me identified and...

Open Labs – Testing & Research

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Summary In an Agile shop, research requests sometimes come in last minute as user stories unexpectedly move out of the backlog and into the production queue. To meet these needs, I set up a...

Journal Apps

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Summary Wiley’s scholarly journals need more than a home on the web – they need to be mobile friendly. I worked on Wiley’s iOS apps for their entire line of journals. A key change...

Student Intervention Management

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Summary The first version of this student intervention management and tracking software had little in the way of user feedback or input shaping its design. The resulting product was cumbersome to use, both in setting up...

Scholarly Journals

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Summary Journal publishing constitutes the majority of Wiley’s business, but the online version of these journals had not been updated in many years. Refreshing the journal homepage was a significant first step in improving the reader’s experience. My...

Dummies for Business

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Summary In addition to selling informative and instructional books to the consumer market, the For Dummies lineup also markets itself to businesses. Companies use Dummies books about their products or services to explain and promote themselves. The...

Cheeosk – the Cheese Kiosk

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The Problem My team of classmates in Basic Interaction Design are tasked with designing a cheese recommendation system. We decide to work on something that could be deployed in stores, particularly grocery stores where informed experts are...