Special Guest Mark Tegtmeier of Studio Forza Talks UX/UI

Notes for November 30, 2017

Special guest Mark Tegtmeier joins us on a Thursday with some UX design talk. We had a great conversation on the ins and outs of UX/UI, visual design, and how it all fits into the bigger training picture. There were a lot of good questions going up in the Q&A and the text chat was following right along. There were also some great links to resources on the level of a Video Friday, so be sure to check those out as well!

  1. Mark’s background in the field
  2. Getting into UX design
  3. Visual preferences
  4. Graphics in training
  5. Responsive design
  6. Work critique
  7. Sketching ideas

Links in the Chat:

https://soundcloud.com/mikejsloat

https://studioforza.us/

https://material.io/

https://www.amazon.com/Dont-Make-Me-Think-Usability/dp/0321344758

https://www.w3schools.com

https://www.khanacademy.org/

https://www.codecademy.com/

https://www.lynda.com/

https://vimeo.com/148927676

https://www.ideo.com/

https://www.amazon.com/Lean-Startup-Entrepreneurs-Continuous-Innovation/dp/0307887898

https://www.invisionapp.com/studio

https://www.edx.org

https://mangolanguages.com/index.html

https://dribbble.com/

Watch the Video Replay:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/113017?rfsn=530134.af795

Golden Nuggets:

“There goes my day.”

Picture: Suganth

Special Guest – Connie Malamed, The eLearning Coach

Notes for November 8, 2017

Today we were joined by Connie Malamed, The eLearning Coach. Connie was fantastic as expected, and offered tremendous insight into her approach for designing learning, especially as a visual designer. Get to know Connie, she is easily one of the top learning designers in our industry. Connie led us into a discussion of graphic design and how it applies to the learning and development field and another round of suggested reading to enhance your career.

  1. Connie’s history in the field
  2. “Perfect” learning solutions
  3. Graphic design in L&D
  4. L&D field evolution
  5. Predictably irrational

Links in the Chat:

http://theelearningcoach.com/

https://www.amazon.com/Connie-Malamed/e/B001SQ2JHW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgcX0y1Nzhs

http://ow.ly/YPrh30grAHs

http://amzn.to/2yI7Icw

https://www.amazon.com/Design-Everyday-Things-Revised-Expanded/dp/0465050654/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1510159486&sr=8-1&keywords=design+of+everyday+things&dpID=51tV6QtKX0L&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch

https://www.nngroup.com/

http://amzn.to/2hfMure

https://www.amazon.com/Predictably-Irrational-Revised-Expanded-Decisions/dp/0061353248/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1510159595&sr=8-1&keywords=irrational+predictable&dpID=51-0%252BmXsBCL&preST=_SY344_BO1,204,203,200_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

https://learningtogo.info/2016/10/28/interviewed-by-ozy-how-your-brain-hijacks-critical-thinking-and-causes-lizard-brain/

http://amzn.to/2zlF5kN

http://amzn.to/2zpXX26

https://sigchi.org/

Watch the Video Replay:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/110817?rfsn=530134.af795

Picture: Samuel Zeller