Usability Matters has run several workshops at Ryerson University as part of their Adapt program. This program is designed to help current and recent students gain hands-on training to build on their professional and digital skills. Most recently, we ran a session on best practices for writing content for the web, and one on user experience design and prototyping.
Content Defender: web content best practices
Content Defender is a game we developed to use in workshops with our clients who are looking to improve their written web content. In the workshop, led by Mira and Steven, students learned the basics of web content best practices and applied this knowledge in a fun group activity where they put the Content Defender to work.
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Prototyping and UX design basics
The second workshop, led by Karri, Sarah, and Mel, gave an overview of the whole UX design process and gave students an idea of what the work of a UX designer is like.
We then led a fun design activity where students created their own prototypes, which they then tested with other students.