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Week 8 Free Form

The readings on usability peaked my interest in user-centered design again. I took a course in information architecture last fall and Jakob Nielsen was a familiar name and reference throughout the course.  Users are the core to many design projects. ...

Self-regulate Reflection

I had to research this subject some.  "Self-Regulation refers to the self-directive process through which learners transform their mental abilities into task related skills" (Zimmerman, 2001). (Retrieved from http://cehs.unl.edu/csi/self.shtml) We all have thoughts continuously running through our mind and when...

Week 6 Blog Reflection

I have not been able to access the discussion threads for several days and am feeling lost and anxious that I am missing something.  I know that I am not alone and others are having the same problem.  I have...

Reflection on Second Life

Second life was completely new to me.  My daughter (8) and my son (13) watched me set up my avatar and my daughter chose the pink robot avatar.  My son took her for a flight around the area I was...

Reflection on my first project

Overall, I feel that my first project went well.  I am not able to implement the design live for a month or more, but this project has given me an accurate idea of what it would take to create a...

Week 4, Part 1, Activity 4

The feedback I have received is positive.  I am going in the right direction and my client believes what I have developed for the lab assignment completion will work.  I am continuing work on the instructional materials and have decided...

Week 4, Part 2, Activity 5

I often come up with ideas and motivation from daydreaming or letting my mind wonder.  This activity was a focused version of daydreaming.  Placing yourself in a room that is familiar, but not looking at this room, or looking at...