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7 Feb 2011 - 4:27pm
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5 years ago
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Amanda Nance
2009

design exercises and/or portfolio review during interview

Hi all, Have any of you ever given design problems/exercises to someone interviewing for an Interaction design position? If so, how well did that work, and how did you come up with the design problems? It seems that the design problems cannot require a lot of background about the users or specialized domain knowledge since we have limited time with each candidate.

One person has suggested to me that reviewing a candidate's portfolio would be a better approach. I was thinking a combined approach might be useful. What do you think?

All ideas and experiences welcome!

-Amanda

16 May 2008 - 2:31am
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8 years ago
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Sachendra
2005

Use cases and user scenarios

Is there a concrete distinction between use cases and user scenarios?

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11 Aug 2009 - 9:01am
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6 years ago
8 replies
DeHui
2009

Flowchart: action box or decision box?

I'm doing an exercise to practice the design of task flow. I have one
step which has 5 options in it. And the user is supposed to choose one
and move forward. In this case, shall I use the diamond decision box
or the rectangular action box to illustrate this step? I googled a
little bit. And it seems that the outcome of a diamond box is usually
YES or NO instead of options. Where can I find more complicated
samples for learning purpose? Thanks.

12 Jun 2007 - 3:17pm
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3 years ago
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oliver green
2006
9 Jun 2013 - 3:31pm
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3 years ago
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agaynes
2013

Can anyone suggest a Masters Program in Human-Computer Interaction in the New York City vicinity?

I would like to get a Masters in Human-Computer Interaction and  live in NYC.

Does anyone have any suggestions for a program in the area?

There is a program at SVA but I am not sure if it is exactly correct.
http://www.sva.edu/graduate/mfa-interaction-design

I would greatly appreciate any help in finding a good program.

Thanks in advance.

Alexander

9 Jul 2008 - 3:25pm
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8 years ago
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Steven Chalmers
2007

"Confirm password" field - Superfluous?

I have a design for a new user registration form in which I am proposing to
not use a "Confirm password" field and would like your feedback on this
decision.
The form will have 4 fields, all of which are required:

1: User name (This will be supplied to the user prior to their using this
form)
2: Password
3: Hint question
4: Hint answer

The form also has some explanatory text that describes the use of the hint
question and answer which is that the pair of fields will be used when the
user forgets their password.

29 Jul 2005 - 4:42pm
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10 years ago
16 replies
Mauro Cavalletti
2005

Ethnographic research methods

Hi,

I am looking for structured methods of ethnographic field research (video or
not), or other types of research methodologies to get insights on users
behavior in context.

Does anyone have experiences that could be shared? I would like to know pros
and cons if possible.

Thank you all.

Mauro Cavalletti
Creative Director
Organic, Inc.
New York
212.827.2212
www.organic.com

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1 Feb 2010 - 10:03pm
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6 years ago
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Richard Carson
2010

Sketching before the Wireframes

Hi Folks,

I wanted to ask around on the process of creating wireframes for designing mobile applications. In creating these wireframes, should I work on paper before actually hopping into a drawing program to lay out these wireframes? I believe working on paper is faster and easier before laying out the wireframes for a project. However, the company I am working with, might be wondering if I am wasting my time. That I should be doing wireframes within the drawing program. What are your suggestions and thoughts on this issue?

16 Aug 2010 - 3:05pm
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2 years ago
7 replies
Volkan Unsal
2010

What questions to ask for a persona interview?

Hi,

I am pre paring to conduct an interview to create personas for a medical web application doctors and patients. This app is not built yet, and the feature set will be drawn from the personas -- which is why it's giving me a pause. I am used to writing interviews about usability, and always used to work with existing websites. I never created personas before, though I used them before, and I'm having difficulty coming up with questions to ask the interview candidates.

 

 

10 Feb 2009 - 3:53am
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7 years ago
14 replies
Batyah Rubin
2009

Interaction Designer vs User Experience Designer vs User Interface designer

Hi,

Can anyone tell me the difference between these three titles:

- Interaction Designer
- User Experience Designer
- User Interface designer

Thanks,
Batyah Rubin
Freelance User Interface Designer
Israel