FYI to Toronto IxDA: ToRCHI is presenting a 1-day professional development course on June 17, 2010:
"Mobile User Interface Design" by Aaron Marcus, President, AM+A
Details and registration: www.torchi.org
This course presents the latest best practices and trends in user- interface design for phones, PDAs, navigation devices, and other mobile devices. Topics include: - Critique of visual examples of latest products and services - Design theories of Jones/Marsden (mobile interaction design) - Universal sign language for mobile devices - Exploratory prototype of mobile device to save home energy use - Mobile YouTube prototype based on social networking theory - Design considerations for regional markets - USA, Asia, China
The presenter, Aaron Marcus, is one the most renowned designers and educators in the field of user experience. He has received honors from several professional societies, has written over 250 articles, and written/co-written six books, including Mobile TV: Customizing Content and Experience. He has dozens of consulting clients ranging from Adobe to Xerox, not to mention Nokia, Samsung, and Motorola.