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Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages2ouf5g3935qkwghd0h8g612ungo58qk0Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

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(Check out part one of this project here! )e9oxjxj2swgr2r231ek4ev9t6jlcev6i

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.uk8xvxkxf06tljullienpgu2eju8qp3a

Sharable and adaptable resourcesv9l5hk5musd70m68wjykpc3v8l8c5air

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. 2f9t8jwllln3v1y5b77g733fz2x5pbphWe 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.27iaamg8v9auz9cluew7oux3nrudh6a9

Working in a user-centered ecosystemi4yj34gjvay9776c45v4hbkaav4e5bed

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’.e38tp0flq88gcpg6wtzb3ny1gap2ufry

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 pagesjt8zowntuy24l5m5scbgup657060cu6l

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.e09s78k8xqq14gikiuqwgs8q57ugr3yw

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.7uivgefc8cemqfusyuwzbkk90tbn0jmy

Click Here For Nonprofit Learning Resources Test Pagefp6myqszukzjamgpl1y6uvb2q1dvrinw

Here are a few questions we’re curious about:7w1nntfhjj5rrpmreg6301ulyag506qx

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?gv4ugcpo5ahzxqxy1dwu230e42oykz8r

2. Are there too many links to resources? Are the different versions clear and easily accessible?6hwmackvnobcu1vjhjqrabzgyjocuasr

3. Do the resource descriptions clearly indicate what you are clicking on?cgus8nmisnpf6j0dwz4yt0sz0tlgpalr

4. Was the webinar link easy to find?igo0pgbt1z4kxjfs6qya0t2yyyz4ts41

We’re very thankful for everyone who has given us feedback so far, and look forward to hearing more!f8fzdbjd9htpov4w9kijftqj85mxwt02

(original) View Español 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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