Information Architecture

Learning Community

Problem: Siloed community experience reduced social engagement within learning platform.

Solution: Integrate social features with other products in ecosystem to increase engagement and student success.

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Faculty Resource Center

Problem: After many years of careless content management, access to faculty resources had been diminished to a few large link indexes with no real connection to faculty needs.

Solution:  I facilitated several ideation sessions with faculty support staff to understand the resources available and how they were being used. I then created a navigation system that organized resources by their common uses. Parallel to this effort, we developed a content management system that enabled support staff to create and edit content, eliminating the need for developer interaction.

Original faculty resource architecture.

Original faculty resource architecture.

Facilitated working sessions with faculty support staff to understand how faculty use the resources and align navigation with this behavior.

Facilitated working sessions with faculty support staff to understand how faculty use the resources and align navigation with this behavior.

New faculty resource navigation.

New faculty resource navigation.


UX Pattern Library Content Relationships

Problem: Devise a content management system that enables interaction, visual, and UI designers to effectively communicate and integrate common design patterns.

Solution: Using WordPress custom content types, I identified the unique objects in our workflow and cross referenced them to create a library of patterns, visual aides, and implementation methods. As new projects came down the pipeline, we could easily reference the necessary components to use decreasing delivery time.

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Content & Asset Relationships

Served as a key contributor in several working sessions regarding content asset management. 

Diagram shows the ways in which assets are created and attributed to content. 

Diagram shows the ways in which assets are created and attributed to content. 

Diagram shows the difference between asset renditions, versions, and derivatives.

Diagram shows the difference between asset renditions, versions, and derivatives.


Student Career Plan IA

Problem: Enable students to orient their learning experience to a career goal and call-out work and achievements for the purpose of finding a job.

Solution: I created a career plan dashboard to capture the learning activity that relates to their goals. Provided tools that let students promote their work and achievements in a public interface.

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