UX in Education: Why UX Designers are the Learning Engineers of the Future

When it comes to designing UX in education, a generalist approach to product design and user experience simply doesn’t cut it. Learning products have very different requirements than consumer tech. They’re used by teachers and students in school environments to achieve high-stakes outcomes.  That’s why it’s even more important to base the UX of learning […]

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July 27, 2021

What Shifting Back to In-Person Learning Means for EdTech

Fall 2021 is still up in the air as school districts around the country consider whether to permanently end remote learning.  In May, New York City announced that remote learning will no longer be an option for its students in the fall. In 2020, about 600,000 of its 1,000,000 students chose to learn from home.  […]

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July 9, 2021

A Guide to Turning Your Successful Print Product into a Digital Learning Tool

Your company has a successful print product on its hands, and you’re on the hunt for ways to turn that curriculum into a digital tool.  On the surface, this seems like good business sense. You know how popular digital tools are with your users; plus, there are no shipping or warehousing costs when you move […]

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July 1, 2021

Why Users Struggle in Your edTech Product

Users experience challenges in edTech products for all sorts of reasons. Everything from overly complex navigation patterns to visual noise can distract from your learning content and prevent users from getting the most out of your tool.  Has your customer service team noticed a pile-up of user feedback on the same feature? Or are your […]

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June 16, 2021

How to Run a Design Thinking Workshop for edTech Products

EdTech is in the middle of a major transitional moment, and the stakes for education have never been higher.  To make matters even more complicated, we don’t yet know the full impact the pandemic has had on both teachers and learners. From learning loss to the effects of social isolation, students may face an uphill […]

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