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(Check out part one of this project here! )5rpywdauswfyvexpcj7wvbk4p9h3bgb6

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.m39g8wt8fio0fp8pd52fof4wyrq0maqy

Sharable and adaptable resources74eemngq4yc98l2iynu6x32qdebb7m74

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. 1ua8eeuwkn3y6fdz60dea0cvuv9e3aqvWe 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.ektix79u5xqwp78dxzrtekefs2ec0ih4

Working in a user-centered ecosystempw246emgg1fztpllv0xead9066fk9z7p

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’.wj8qvddwptnun3ci9559pkqiu32u9xtv

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 pagesaxmr0tdjpviolg12tnm3b11v4d4e3r04

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.1jhwgc59l8orjaxx8eqpixautki2lswd

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.ud8z71iuwcucn9rnoxvrvo4vonyru8le

Click Here For Nonprofit Learning Resources Test Pageabo8ii05wci8v73xx5c65nsjs98rhd5i

Here are a few questions we’re curious about:ix0vg1sda75usjg9cey9t1jhhglehe1q

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?rjdhwlkl62bxpcc4q41vzeax54yjhfwy

2. Are there too many links to resources? Are the different versions clear and easily accessible?4qwsewgjrtyuq4p0g3fs2gtz3t3gummp

3. Do the resource descriptions clearly indicate what you are clicking on?0fx3x7vgc33s9wkx6jc7njujj08w8cvz

4. Was the webinar link easy to find?ydwu86wrc49pzuyphtt5yijr75jfx0zm

We’re very thankful for everyone who has given us feedback so far, and look forward to hearing more!ckfn8zs7xwe4z4tl6sq2122b4t6db77d

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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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