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LeXMizzou Game Day, Friday, Dec 8th

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Play with us! Student Teams Showcase Their Digital Games for Learning: Teams Four teams present their digital games for learning on Friday, December 8, 2017, starting at 12:30pm in Townsend 205 at the University of Missouri-Columbia (in Columbia MO). Schedule: https://lexmizzou.com/game-day-event-student-teams-showcases/ This is an open public event! Join us! Play with us! And vote for More…

 

AECT17 presentation: The SocioTechnical Walkthrough, STWT

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Last week, Mizzou SISLT IE Lab Research Director, Dr. Isa Jahnke, presented at the AECT Conference on the Socio Walkthrough method that goes beyond traditional usability testing and sheds light on broader organizational issues . Slides from the presentation can be found below: https://www.slideshare.net/isaja/sociotechnical-walkthrough-workshopaect17

 

IE Lab Team Presents at LexMizzou Workshop

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On Friday, October 27th, IE Lab team members Neeley Current, Minh Pham,  Hao He and Isa Jahnke presented, “Introduction to Usability Testing For Games” to the LexMizzou gaming teams.  LexMizzou is currently funded by the MU Interdisciplinary Innovations Fund 2016/2017 “Students as Game Designers for Learning eXpeditions.  Four interdisciplinary teams are developing place-based games at the University More…

 

IE Lab Internship part of newly approved MU UX and Usability Certificate

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The IE Lab is pleased to announce the newly approved User Experience and Usability (UXU) Certificate at the University of Missouri.  The 12 credit hour graduate level certificate is offered by the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies and includes a three credit hour internship in the Information Experience Lab.  Students may enroll for More…

 

Dr. Isa Jahnke at the Herrenhauser Symposium 2017

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Dr. Isa Jahnke was invited to the Herrenhauser Symposium 2017 and discussed “Design Trade-Offs for Quality of Life” . The organizers Gerhard Fischer (Univ of Colorado, USA), Thomas Herrmann (Univ of Bochum, Germany) and Volker Wulf  (Univ of Siegen, Germany) also invited some other research “heroes” to discuss Grand Challenges of the digital age. Approx. 45 researchers attended More…

 

 

Needs analysis project: Journalists’ digital training needs

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The Information Experience Lab, a user-centered design lab in SISLT, is working with the 2017-18 Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellow, Linda Austin, to assess journalists’ training needs.  During the summer of 2017, the IE Lab conducted a survey with over 700 journalists, editors and media workers to understand such things as their most urgent training needs More…

 

UXDC Presentation: Design Principles for Augmented Reality MCI Systems

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The DC Chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA DC) brings innovative UX-related programming to its members and the larger DC community in the UXDC 2017 conference in Washington D.C between April 14-15, 2017. The conference brought the opportunity of meeting professionals in range of traditional UX professionals like Usability/UX Testers, User Researchers, Information Architects, and More…

 

UX Research for St. Charles City-County Library

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IE Lab team traveled to St. Charles, Missouri to collects user data for the St. Charles City-County Library website. The team interviewed patrons from the library to understand their library website needs.

 

IE Lab and LexMizzou Team Recived IIF Award

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We are happy to announce that we received the Interdisciplinary Innovations Fund 2016/2017 Award for our project called “Students as Game Designers for Learning eXpeditions at Mizzou: LeXMizzou”. Using Augmented Reality technologies, students design and develop games for learning expeditions, surrounding a theme of their choice connected to learning at the University of Missouri (Mizzou); More…