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Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesroa5k6sivc397go7q90r39mn6kpnbeesDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

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(Check out part one of this project here! )elx5h33cetirtah8sxfy1c9ysbi31uo6

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.vg16lr63rom9z35k1sveaattbp32o399

Sharable and adaptable resourcesequtj4q8olyky96k1hwfjot78zo7d5ki

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. qrvhogbk2t7pc1lwkw0mp3325di2knq0We 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.4y3dusceldi6903e1udselh6rzf29uy3

Working in a user-centered ecosystemqrhaa511kztpp3bn61vbnirodtfmm112

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’.hrg598bulx0fxa47u4tjb0f8nc9m9rpg

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 pagestsjgm29nttewhdb34pk0ppkkujngycdi

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.wtpw0ten09knbq5f76c9xv0v967sj5u6

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.75gzr09rtd8qxqi5n70ttncf4a7ha418

Click Here For Nonprofit Learning Resources Test Pagevfheffhnx2fygruushd2r8ec7vewnev9

Here are a few questions we’re curious about:8yx8bxlrg8fijp8hkcz6yyj8wfxzsjpr

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?zgv3b0ejh6nqse11rxxe4y7a7xrzxqvm

2. Are there too many links to resources? Are the different versions clear and easily accessible?ntb9gw3vysrchkfi4vxikfc36ozj4tei

3. Do the resource descriptions clearly indicate what you are clicking on?qcgpcnqwnqxltyacpd8atmtf3c2wq6e6

4. Was the webinar link easy to find?epwvz0fqmtk7jm6b2b8v82yr32axf9wj

We’re very thankful for everyone who has given us feedback so far, and look forward to hearing more!z8jaur2rtrpyuh14ns0mg8djzpcqhku6

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(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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