September 03, 2015
While developing Center Centre’s Presenting course, something popped into my head (that happens a lot when I’m immersed in curriculum design). I realized that I can analyze the color of sticky notes to ensure that I’m providing our students with diverse learning resources.
August 20, 2015
Content requires maintenance. Over time, it may need to be replaced with up-to-date content. Every time REALTOR.org updates a site section, they start with a content audit to see whether their existing content is still relevant.
August 06, 2015
I’m a regular listener of CTRL+CLICK CAST podcast. In the episode “Content-First Design,” the hosts have a lively discussion with Steph Hay, a content strategist at Capital One.
July 23, 2015
As I refine Center Centre’s Copywriting and Content Strategy course curriculum, I get the opportunity to review a lot of books, articles, videos, and podcasts about content strategy.
July 09, 2015
Have you ever tried to explain information architecture, interaction design, or user research to someone who doesn’t work in the UX field? If you have, you know that defining the things we do is a huge challenge.
June 24, 2015
While developing the curriculum for User Research Practices, a course that introduces usability testing, user interviews, surveys, and field observations, I read Steve Krug’s Rocket Surgery Made Easy. Steve’s book explains how to bring usability testing into your organization’s process.
May 28, 2015
At Center Centre, we designed a learning environment and a culture that supports being present and being productive. We focus on one thing at a time. We focus on that one thing—and get it done right.
May 12, 2015
At Center Centre, our students get to choose their own learning adventures. For each course, students create a personalized learning plan (PLP)—by choosing from an array of learning activities and projects. Students are the main characters in their learning story and their choices determine their learning outcomes.
April 21, 2015
We’re thrilled to announce that MailChimp is joining us as a Center Centre Partner Company!
MailChimp is a fantastic company with one of the world’s most talented user experience (UX) teams. Our Center Centre students will improve their skills under the MailChimp team’s mentorship. It’s a perfect match.
April 09, 2015
At Center Centre, we’re not just focused on teaching, we’re focused on learning. We’ve embedded learning techniques in our organization’s DNA. We’re always learning, and we’re always sharing what we learn.