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Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesmycmklhkesgh6utv6z3nvitwq6s3060dDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

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(Check out part one of this project here! )7tezj7saf61op23lgolt9413rjz15gg2

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.6ngzvqboks98quvlhsxd284d008xgscc

Sharable and adaptable resources42wq6pth2sf5gspc81e9d79jm4hx3ewy

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. gbrkhg85006vwn0tzxg0942pm4z2k4zqWe 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.6xmpxhzvwvcytzv6wn13f0anbat61mcx

Working in a user-centered ecosystemryr4sqmv3thp4u8hy5bbn58foxdzlya2

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’.iuuqtvyqrcs26ey9xklobst23t6vvda4

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 pagessmjldjt52zm2itoa5d9o0kut32ymt0lb

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.8kzuo0tg20sg8qijw3q3s1hzq6pmg46f

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.bkmskryhqyypkmvvh30uipxsmu9y1g53

Click Here For Nonprofit Learning Resources Test Pages02jw8ya9z5na2q5avi9cp3iszl0q5s8

Here are a few questions we’re curious about:vj7z9zlsfwavlx2yucaikujaommssg7d

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?352370v0trxh19fsrkd3p8rqurzxry2k

2. Are there too many links to resources? Are the different versions clear and easily accessible?hule7trfe02wjjboyj90s9aa9ylumnat

3. Do the resource descriptions clearly indicate what you are clicking on?7gf15vknsvqhyd61drvmy5kqynhh4762

4. Was the webinar link easy to find?q8oiqgmsk2drl32hfzlezxxxpdxrymbe

We’re very thankful for everyone who has given us feedback so far, and look forward to hearing more!3xqb8aj85u0omdyenfzb2zg0n12ott2n

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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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