Using current events to stay up-to-date on new language in the real world.
October - November 2018
Figma, InVision, Prott, SmartMockups, My Google Drive, all the notecards and sticky notes
Competitive Analysis, user interviews and testing, sketching, wireframing, UI design, prototyping
According to a 2018 BBC news article, there is an estimated 170K words in the English language. With the rise in slang that makes the number all the larger.
Users need to easily access and comprehend words and phrases commonly used in their daily lives so that they feel empowered by the conversations they have with others.
Make an app that provides a platform for users to feel empowered by:
1. quizzing users
2. tie words and phrases to real-world events
3. help users feel supported by an online community
GETTING TO KNOW THE USERS
Users experiences were gathered based on what they were doing, feeling, and thinking. The majority of the users were interviewed in the gorgeous Marin Headlands in the SF Bay Area. Here it was discovered that users want to have a solid contextual connection to new words they were learning.
NOTE LIFE IN ACTION
This UX Fundamentals final submission serves as a reminder that an application is a living organism and is forever changing.