Lean UX is a methodology that many companies have adopted to improve their UX strategy and innovate faster. Lean UX can also help academia to innovate in the ways that it prepares students for the User Experience field.
Apple and Microsoft: the ultimate rivals. These two tech giants have loyal fans and staunch detractors, which is why we were curious to do some usability testing of their online stores and see which company has crafted a more user-friendly experience.
I had never heard of usability testing, let alone TryMyUI, when I started the UX design class at ECU. The entire class was very intimidating in the first few days. Our task was to test the NC Coastal Atlas website with users and to make recommendations for the design team. The idea was great, but my first thought was, “Where do I start?”
An initiative at Youngstown State University encourages students to invent their own operating system concept, design the graphic user interfaces, create an animated walkthrough prototype, and present their work to the technology community.
Educational partnerships have much potential to bridge higher education and the UX industry. To that mission, TryMyUI's EDU Program is launching two year-round opportunities for students of design and web development: UX Representatives (UXrep) & Contributors…
Hands-on learning is invaluable in the technology industry. In the world of UX design and web development, students have much to learn from industry experts.
TryMyUI's EDU Program supplements UX and design classes with research support, training, and access to industry experts. An educational partnership promises access to TryMyUI webinars, workshops, facetime with UX experts, and connections to TryMyUI partners in the tech industry.