Jimmy Chandler, UX designer and researcher and instructor at New York Code + Design Academy, will present the workshop Design Sprints for Learning at edUi 2018. We wanted to get to know him a little better, so we asked him a few questions.
edUi 2018 speaker and guest blogger Vera Rhoads discusses some current use cases for chatbots as an emerging method to deliver accurate and consistent information and the potential for chatbot use in higher ed to benefit the student experience.
In honor of the tenth edUi conference this year, NewCity President David Poteet reflects on how our industry has changed, what difference we’ve made over the last decade, and how we can continue to grow in the next 10 years.
As we prepare to celebrate the 10th annual edUi conference this October, we’d love to hear about your edUi experiences, memories, and lessons learned. We’re not 100% sure exactly what we’ll do with these, but you should assume that they’ll be made public in one form or another, so share appropriately. But don’t worry, we’ll keep personal contact info (like your email address) private. There’s an open comment field at the end if you want to skip ahead, but here are few prompts if you need them. via GIPHY 1 edUi Memories2 About You How many edUi conferences have you attended?Feel free to estimate if you’re unsure.Please enter a value between 1 and 9.Why do you attend?What is your favorite memory from edUi?What are some of the lessons learned that have stuck with you from edUi?What advice would you give first-timers?edUi PhotosShare your favorite photo(s) from edUi Drop files here or Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png. Save and Continue Later Name First Last EmailIn case we need to follow up. We won’t share this with anyone. Twitter IDSo we can tag you if we share this.Job TitleInstitutionYour organization, company, or schoolAnything else?Photo of YouTotally optional. But if it’s OK with youContinue reading»
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the name “edUi” (a concatenation of .edu and UI) and assume that everything in this conference is about design, user experience, and content management. As a programmer you may be asking yourself “Is this conference for me?” 2018 edUi Program Team member Michael Szul, says “Yes!” Here’s his breakdown of everything we have to offer veteran and aspiring coders.
Jeremy Keith, author of books such as Resilient Web Design and Going Offline and co-founder/developer at design agency Clearleft, will present the keynote “The Way of the Web” at edUi 2018. We wanted to get to know him a little better, so we asked him a few questions.
Our schedule is live! Three inspiring keynotes, three hands-on half-day workshops, two mini-workshops, and thirty-two talks, panels, and discussions make for two and a half days of UX and UI goodness all custom curated for web pros working in higher ed, libraries, and museums. View Schedule » Your $550 early bird registration includes your choice of one of three half-day workshops at no additional charge. Register Now » Keynotes Margot Lee Shetterly: Author of Hidden Figures Jeremy Keith: The Way of the Web Baratunde Thurston: Digital Storytelling Workshop Leaders Amanada Costello: Better Stakeholder Wrangling Jimmy Chandler: Design Sprints Chris Love: Progressive Web Apps
With all three workshops announced, registration is officially open! As we all learned last year, you just never know who’s going to show up at edUi. But we want you to be here. So it’s time to register! Register Now » We have a great line-up of workshops, not to mention tons of fantastic speakers and sessions, networking opportunities, and local Charlottesville food that will make your tummy happy. Make sure to join us for an amazing 2018 conference! Early Bird Tickets: $550 (until July 20) Standard Tickets: $675 With a ticket to edUi 2018, you’ll get: Two and a half days full of amazing UI and UX content by world-class speakers A half-day workshop A fun opening night reception to kick off the conference and socialize with other awesome conference-goers Plenty of opportunities to network with fellow web professionals in higher ed, libraries, and museums Breakfasts by a local bakery Lunch at a local restaurant on the Charlottesville Downtown Mall Early Bird Ticket Deadline: July 20 Be sure to register by July 20, 2018, to get the early bird price of $550. Standard tickets will be $675 after the deadline.
One of the hottest techniques in UX today is the 5-day design sprint. But design sprints don’t have to be 5 days — they can be done in as little as a few hours and still be a valuable tool for learning, as you’ll see in this workshop.
Baratunde Thurston is a futurist comedian, writer, and cultural critic who ran digital strategy for The Onion, authored a New York Times best-selling book How To Be Black, helped relaunch The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and whose coverage of the 2008 Democratic National Convention has been archived by the Library of Congress.