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(Check out part one of this project here! )3nfzw7xe5kko98y36lzlvi3xlm91qzyj

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.dw4mx7mrv6tawo8ifwzdg10yyttztlow

Sharable and adaptable resourcesak10e14clqh0hzyjwrfon053v96b7l08

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. gf9kyqeue71qf6zcq8ymolagqqy8rjbxWe 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.1rlodg3y1a01xpfxx6fdaos6viwl6b0x

Working in a user-centered ecosystem7cj7m3804lpzyygw5ptzzt3sqesxl1zj

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’.k6xhnwiywxzcz223stzkwjnj9giocdan

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 pages791d7c8859xm1wory7ocnqsq31yh100y

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.d5z1u7xkmu1q932rt5pglpfk39o1831b

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.ohqmkwaofgqsvkxzr5viyh9mgvn9z18d

Click Here For Nonprofit Learning Resources Test Page90dkg6fp4wekpgsad6oa76qyvj94le8k

Here are a few questions we’re curious about:aam11rhbe30bb6n8wuvjpxkm2q6tvscv

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?s3c1mc1gnr5lxwj5fk2tp6wbsy32oog6

2. Are there too many links to resources? Are the different versions clear and easily accessible?tdlioxl3xgacjmx3h9skqx8iinjbyk3h

3. Do the resource descriptions clearly indicate what you are clicking on?h8i6ubaxxkwyrat2u7ao6evuhesunn3v

4. Was the webinar link easy to find?son0jymg22ie3fpl0vl4jjtar5a7rf09

We’re very thankful for everyone who has given us feedback so far, and look forward to hearing more!knsu84g08lmuejm3p1fkw7rrieb1v6e6

(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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