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Information Experience Laboratory — IE Lab

Information Experience Laboratory — IE Lab

The whole point of human-centered design is to tame complexity, to turn what would appear to be a complicated tool into one that fits the task, that is understandable, usable, enjoyable.

—Donald Norman

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Anindita Paul, One of IE Lab’s Initial Members

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Dr. Anindita Paul is a 2010 Ph.D. graduate of the MU School of Information Science and Learning Technologies doctoral program. She believes the program exposed her to interdisciplinary learning through interaction with world-class faculty, colleagues and peer universities across the globe. “Quality career opportunities came my way after receiving my doctorate,” said Paul. “I am More…

Dr. Isa Jahnke at ACM Group 2018

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ACM Group 2018 http://group.acm.org/conferences/group18/ was a huge success! Our Research Director Isa Jahnke  became member of the Steering Committee for the ACM Group conference series in 2012. She also talked to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales  (see photo in the middle). He presented the next big thing in fighting fake news. It is called Wikitribune https://www.wikitribune.com/

Linda Austin’s Visit to the IE Lab

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On April 10th and 11th, RJI Fellow, Linda Austin, Project Director for NewsTrain visited the IE LabMizzou SISLT to discuss the usability project, Mobile Applications for Microlearning: A Review of Academic and Industry Implementations as well as conducting a workshop of Designing Microlessons for Journalists with IE Lab team members.

Why work with the IE Lab?

  • Industry Experience: Expertise in usability evaluation and UX services since 2003. Satisfied clients from journalism, healthcare, tech entrepreneurship. Education and more. Read More About Our Clients
  • Research Outcomes: Cumulative achievements in user research, human computer interaction and sociotechnical design. Read More About Our Research
  • Flexible & Adaptive: Advanced UX techniques and devices to understand user behavior and work processes to improve quality of life. Read More About Our Services and Tools
  • Skilled & Diverse Team: Talented team with diverse professional backgrounds and a focus on delivering quality results to clients. Read More About Our Team

Industry Experience

Expertise in usability evaluation and UX services since 2003. Satisfied clients from journalism, healthcare, tech entrepreneurship. Education and more.

Read More About Our Clients

Research Outcomes

Cumulative achievements in user research, human computer interaction and sociotechnical design.

Read More About Our Research

Flexible & Adaptive

Advanced UX techniques and devices to understand user behavior and work processes to improve quality of life.

Read More About Our Services and Tools

Skilled & Diverse Team

Talented team with diverse professional backgrounds and a focus on delivering quality results to clients.

Read More About Our Team
  • Working with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI), the IE Lab conducted a semester-long study for RJI Fellow, Linda Austin, Project Director for NewsTrain. The main purpose of this project was to explore technical systems for microlearning and specifically provide design recommendations for mobile microlearning applications for journalists.
  • On October 26, 2017, IE Lab researchers provided a presentation on how to conduct usability studies for the LeXMizzou student teams. The presentation included two parts: a presentation of some fundamentals of usability/UX study (presented by IE Lab manager Neeley Current and researcher Hao He), and a working session that helped teams develop their usability plan (hosted by IE Lab researcher Minh Pham).
  • The IE Lab conducted a Comparative Systems Review for RJI Fellow, Dr. Michelle Ferrier, Associate Professor, Scripps College of Communication, Ohio University. The overall goal of the study was to assess whether a current system(s) exists that may support the learning, community, and social needs of the Media Innovation Space tool under development by Dr. Ferrier.

Mobile Applications for Microlearning: A Review of Academic and Industry Implementations

Working with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI), the IE Lab conducted a semester-long study for RJI Fellow, Linda Austin, Project Director for NewsTrain.

LeXMizzou - a Learning Expedition@Mizzou

On October 26, 2017, IE Lab researchers provided a presentation on how to conduct usability studies for the LeXMizzou student teams.

 

Comparative Systems Review

The overall goal of the study was to assess whether a current system(s) exists that may support the learning, community, and social needs of the Media Innovation Space tool under development by Dr. Ferrier.