We’re looking forward to kicking off edUi 2016! Here is a glimpse of what you can expect for tomorrow. And don’t forget about the pre-conference meetup tonight at WillowTree’s office in downtown Charlottesville.
Check out our menus and be prepared for edUi 2016!
Hope Voelkel of local editorial design agency Journey Group discusses the importance of preparing thoughtful online content that is consistent with your brand.
As UX designers, we need to understand the context of use along with the person who’s using the thing we’re designing. A key element is the way we map users’ mental models to the content and the interaction objects we afford them.
Guest blogger and edUi 2016 speaker John Williams discusses why you should use JPG format for the images on your website.
At some point, someone created a Facebook page dedicated to curly fries and scientists have since determined that a correlation exists between “liking” that particular page and high intelligence. So does this mean that smart people generally like deep-fried potatoes? Or maybe they just like stuff you can find at Arby’s. Do the less intelligent like waffle fries? What about people who crave sweet potato fries?
It has been the struggle of many higher education organizations since we created our first websites. How do we enable content owners to be content producers while still protecting our brand (and our inboxes)? We often focus on making beautiful and useful websites for our external audiences and do not consider our users who will create and maintain the content.
Guest blogger and edUi 2016 speaker Amanda Costello discusses how you can answer the post-conference questions from your boss, “What can you do today?” and “What can you do in a year?”
Guest blogger and edUi 2016 speaker Jen Lombardi discusses the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project and how you can use AMP in web design and SEO.
Josh Clark is delivering the Tuesday afternoon keynote at this year’s edUi conference. Clark is an author and founder of Big Medium, a design agency specializing in connected devices, mobile experiences, and responsive web design. We wanted to get to know him a bit better, so we asked him a few questions.