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Stop Designing for Designers #sxswedu

Myra Travin LX Perspectives, Opinion 0 Comments

This post was written by Myra Travin, (@m_travin on Twitter) in preparation for our SXSWEdu panel on Tuesday 8 March 2016 in Austin, Texas. Every great author knows that stories tend to write themselves. This is because characters in fictional stories are unpredictable—they do things that you can’t imagine even when you are the person who created them. Like your …

The Democratization of Learning #sxswedu

Jess Knott LX Perspectives, LX Practice, Opinion 0 Comments

In preparation for our panel at SXSWedu, the panelists and I agreed to write a blog post about how we made the connection between UX and learning design. As I started thinking, I kept coming back to “why,” rather than “how.” To me, LX means the democratization of learning. It means separating subject matter expertise from “knowing” what students need. …