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User Experience and Usability (UXU) Certificate

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Our User Experience and Usability (UXU) Certificate prepares students to design and evaluate technology tools and information systems. The multi-faceted human-centered lens for design and evaluation is a systematic process supported by research and best practices. Further information…

 

Research Day 2018 Award

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The IE Lab won the award for “Exceptional Visual Representation of Research” at the College of Education’s annual Research Day. COE Research Day allows faculty, staff, and students within the College of Education to demonstrate their work. Participants set up posters in the Reynolds Alumni Center’ second floor ball room, and visitors are welcome to More…

 

Workshop at AECT 2018

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The IE lab conducted a full day workshop about User Experience and Usability Testing Within the Sociotechnical Process — Methods, Challenges and Pitfalls for Instructional Designers. We provided hands-on material and case studies. The workshop took place at the AECT conference in Kansas City, on October 23. 2018. Further information…

 

NSF grant for Co-PI Isa Jahnke and IE lab

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Together with PI Prasad Calyam (MU Computer Science), Co-PIs Isa Jahnke (SISLT), Trupti Joshi, Timothy Middelkoop and Saptarshi Debro, received $500,000 from NSF to improve data-security practice for data-intensive science applications (e.g. electron microscopy) and to create training materials for students and educators. Further information…

 

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.

 

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

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Dr. Anindita Paul is a 2010 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 viewed More…

 

Networking: SISLT Alumni Careers Meet SISLT Students

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The Learning Technologies program presents two panel discussion webinars featuring six Learning Technologies alumni discussing their careers. The purpose is to connect our alumni and share successful career stories and to introduce current students to alumni and the Alumni Association. Networking: SISLT Alumni & Students Event Flyer Alumni in Corporate Positions: 12pm CST February 22, 2018 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/

 

ICITST-2017 Conference Presentation at the University of Cambridge

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Yen-Mei Lee, IE Lab Graduate Researcher/Mizzou SISLT student, presented her paper Seeking Academic Information on the Internet: Doctoral Students’ Internet Self-efficacy and Emotions at the International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2017) at the University of Cambridge.

 

IE Lab students won big at LexMizzou Student Created Game Competition

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IE Lab graduate students participated in the LexMizzou gaming project as group leads and usability experts. Their games won big at the LexMizzou Student Created Game Competition. Minh Pham (second left on the middle row) and her team with the game “Mizzou Hunt” won the 1st place in the Experts Choice category. Hao He (first More…