Upcoming 1-day workshop1-day workshop: UX Design with the Mind in Mind by Jeff Johnson
Friday, October 23, 2015
Centre for Social Innovation - 215 Spadina Ave, 1st Floor
Early bird – $400.00 (CAD) Available prior to Sept 1, Regular – $600.00 (CAD) Starting Sept 1.
Jeff Johnson, UI Wizards Inc.
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Jeff Johnson presents a course based on two of his books: Designing With the Mind in Mind and Conceptual Models: Core to Good Design (co-authored with Austin Henderson).
UI design rules (guidelines, principles) are not simple recipes to be applied mindlessly. Designing With the Mind in Mind explains the cognitive psychology that forms the basis for these rules. This helps designers balance the trade-offs that inevitably arise in situations when design rules appear to contradict each other and helps apply them effectively in specific situations.
The conceptual model of an application is critical for a successful design but is often not an explicit part of the a UX process. Conceptual Models: Core to Good Design explains what conceptual models are, why they are valuable, and how to create them. The class includes a hands-on exercise to design a conceptual model for a simple application.
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