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Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages494jwohef7hu6rt1r0w942u7rzrwqu1kDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

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(Check out part one of this project here! )cttlfea7g11s0ojy8yy6m8muwgmauopx

Training Resources Landing Page

We’re getting closer to launching our webpage for nonprofit learning resources, designed for anyone concerned with using and making decisions about technology for social change. We appreciate all who shared helpful feedback on our digital page mock-ups. Now, we’ve brought these mock-ups to life in a demo page that hosts click-able and interactive test pages.o2ofpn6deqs0g1bfyuieinwidxlesv86

Sharable and adaptable resourcescb8ue2ws0xz8z2nmlmd4y8gfziab4526

These nonprofit resources are designed for people to learn and teach with, so we’re uploading them in various file formats (PDF’s, editable tables, templates, and slide shows). We talk a lot about “living documents” at Aspiration— files that continue to change and develop as we use them and as our needs change. 0ywh305rrpqmbgf0z9lixgxg6ygl4mpvWe hope that this adaptability encourages people to make these files their own, and better yet, re-share the materials back to an open knowledge community.v5xrmt1nuzd0cqae7pgwz0yz3m2zh9w3

Working in a user-centered ecosystemulw1xa2zci1gkon6hhgcaz479rdj6gjq

Collage of Mock-up iterations

We would love for you to be the first to explore these new pages and processes online. Intuitiveness and usability are vital to this one-stop-shop for nonprofit resources. These qualities can only be tested by actual users. We’ve been aspiring to design a page that is informed by the the user’s eyes and expectations, rather than our organization’s assumptions or an internal ‘vision’.lhh5yfec0jut4qezxw9ph47u56ofyd1a

This process of user-centered design starts long before going into web development. From hand-drawn paper prototypes, to digital design, and finally to functional webpages, input and inspiration from potential users is the constant presence in our model of tech development. Like the resources themselves, we hope to continue “hacking” the learning resources pages as new user needs and insights come up.
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Be the first to test our pages76ytxtljlr6guokxbf3cp6efvv4byaxw

The test pages hosted on the demo reflect weeks of user input and feedback. We hope that continued testing brings us closer to an optimal user experience.gatfdcvrh4c190xa8n6xd1ndj0zyxar3

If you’re interested in being one of our test drivers, visit our test page. Please get in touch to let us know what works and what sucks. Be candid, we’d love to hear from you.95k0n18dbq1meis17pv09cjxxnz7qsip

Click Here For Nonprofit Learning Resources Test Page0tzfhqyd273f3z1hzafsdjxk5z798l3z

Here are a few questions we’re curious about:te8857hp6zxxmdk5n3mdkzekogv4tpjd

1. Does the slide show viewer at the center of the page take up too much room? Is it something that you would actually use?xipdgfy5xek9emv8pf9wpmq47vpe1sro

2. Are there too many links to resources? Are the different versions clear and easily accessible?j2kfkmm2n2v3qnhrk8rcckimnktcoenx

3. Do the resource descriptions clearly indicate what you are clicking on?v51xco1upym996xxdg2m96yoz2gsmrs8

4. Was the webinar link easy to find?s62ny2sc8ycyuawzt130safvnhoodzvv

We’re very thankful for everyone who has given us feedback so far, and look forward to hearing more!56iui0kbpnurfrsa6uteji2s9zzpwifs

(original) View Afrikaans translation

(Check out part one of this project here! )

Training Resources Landing Page

We’re getting closer to launching our webpage for nonprofit learning resources, designed for anyone concerned with using and making decisions about technology for social change. We appreciate all who shared helpful feedback on our digital page mock-ups. Now, we’ve brought these mock-ups to life in a demo page that hosts click-able and interactive test pages.

Sharable and adaptable resources

These nonprofit resources are designed for people to learn and teach with, so we’re uploading them in various file formats (PDF’s, editable tables, templates, and slide shows). We talk a lot about “living documents” at Aspiration— files that continue to change and develop as we use them and as our needs change. We hope that this adaptability encourages people to make these files their own, and better yet, re-share the materials back to an open knowledge community.

Working in a user-centered ecosystem

Collage of Mock-up iterations

We would love for you to be the first to explore these new pages and processes online. Intuitiveness and usability are vital to this one-stop-shop for nonprofit resources. These qualities can only be tested by actual users. We’ve been aspiring to design a page that is informed by the the user’s eyes and expectations, rather than our organization’s assumptions or an internal ‘vision’.

This process of user-centered design starts long before going into web development. From hand-drawn paper prototypes, to digital design, and finally to functional webpages, input and inspiration from potential users is the constant presence in our model of tech development. Like the resources themselves, we hope to continue “hacking” the learning resources pages as new user needs and insights come up.

Be the first to test our pages

The test pages hosted on the demo reflect weeks of user input and feedback. We hope that continued testing brings us closer to an optimal user experience.

If you’re interested in being one of our test drivers, visit our test page. Please get in touch to let us know what works and what sucks. Be candid, we’d love to hear from you.

Click Here For Nonprofit Learning Resources Test Page

Here are a few questions we’re curious about:

1. Does the slide show viewer at the center of the page take up too much room? Is it something that you would actually use?

2. Are there too many links to resources? Are the different versions clear and easily accessible?

3. Do the resource descriptions clearly indicate what you are clicking on?

4. Was the webinar link easy to find?

We’re very thankful for everyone who has given us feedback so far, and look forward to hearing more!



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