Tag Archives Higher Education

Posts about usability and experience design in the Higher Education sector; usually in the UK or US.

The media portrays teens as competent computer jockeys. In reality, teen overconfidence combined with developing cognitive abilities means they often give up quickly and blame the website’s design. <strong>They don’t blame themselves, they blame you</strong>.

In its 2010 report The Telegraph disclosed that "Universities are spending millions on redesigns and maintenance of websites which students say are inadequate and lack basic services". Little has changed in 2012 according to a report by UX consultancy Nomensa. Fees may have increased, applications have decreased (by -7.7%) and new comparison sites (HEFCE KIS, Which? University) have launched, but…