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MFA: User Experience Design: Internet Resources

Consider the Source

The internet provides open access to a tremendous amount of information, including peer reviewed, scholarly material.  However, be mindful of your sources. Consider the following:

Authority - Who is the author? What is their point of view?

Purpose - Why was the source created? 

Publication & Format - Where was it published? 

Relevance - How is it relevant to your research? 

Date of Publication - When was it written? 

Documentation - Did they cite their sources? 

Information from University of California Berkeley Library's "Evaluating Resources" guide.



At Work by Anne de Vries, 2014

Select Sites for Interaction Design

CodePen - A social development environment for front-end designers and developers. 

Flat UI Colorpicker - A great site on color schemes and codes if you want to create a preeminent flat style interface design.

Freebiesbug - Resources for web design including templates, UI, and plug-ins.

IXDA - The Interaction Design Association website features everything from networking opportunities to insightful essays, news, and awards.

Mbryonic Installations - While this is a promotional site for Mbryonic products, it also provides good insight, essays, and virtual reality news. It serves as a general guide to interactive installations.

Stanford AI Lab Blog - The Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab (SAIL) Blog is a place for SAIL students, faculty, and researchers to share their work with the general public.

Tech & All - A fully-equipped website for web design resources such as materials about code, template, visual design, UI kits, UI elements, and navigation design.

UX Checklist - A professional checklist for user experience. You can follow it to review the stage of your project, whether you have already finished all the steps or not.

w3schools - An educational website for learning web technologies online, content includes tutorials and references relating to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, PHP, Python, AngularJS, React.js, SQL, Bootstrap, Sass, Node.js, jQuery, XQuery, AJAX, XML, Raspberry Pi, C++, C#, and Java.

College for Creative Studies website