a student’s way to connect to organizations, communicate with members, and explore the community.
A new school year is approaching and the orientation team is looking to you for some design expertise.
IXD Track - Design an experience for new students to browse, search,
and propose new student organizations.
Find a suitable platform where students can get quick help when in need of service and information about events
Highlight a specific interest for students to make it easier for them to look for an organization and events they specifically want to get involved
Identify the strengths/potential of the current system.
Discover how the new students are connecting with experienced students.
Help accomplish student goals through student orgs
On Average, 4 out of 10 students feel the sense of community within the university.
Buddy is as a concept for challenging attitudes about adoption, some interested adopters prefer their own interest in a specific type/character of dogs they prefer, not the wellbeing of animals. But to change that behavior through design will require a deeper dive into motivations and system-level considerations.
Preferably, I would have spent more time conducting contextual inquiry with adoption counselors and shelter workers, to better understand how resource constraints manifested in their work caring for the animals and facilitating adoptions. This would allow me to create a tool that reflects more of the realities in their daily operations.