Redesign of the  Rutgers MLIS homepage Examining two aspects 1) Finding Summer Courses 2) Locating Admissions Information
Searching for Summer Course Offerings (a test of patience) As witnessed in the eye tracker lab, finding what courses are o...
Header for SC&I Website View All SC&I Courses Undergraduate Programs Communication Major Information Technology and Inform...
Header for SC&I Website Note:  Scrolling over Academics  provides this drop-down menu Note:  Student selects this option C...
Header for SC&I Website Note:  Bold words are drop-down menus, student preferences must be selected, student selects Summe...
Header:  Rutgers Schedule of Classes Note:  Each square is a checkbox Subject Selection Screen:  New Brunswick Graduate – ...
<ul><li>Sch Supp Subj Crs/Index Sec Open Note Title / Hours / Bldg-Rm / Campus Cred/InstrExam Code Prereq? Synopsis?    </...
Finding Admissions Information <ul><li>Summary of findings </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Walk Thru-  http://i953.photobucket...
Cognitive Walk Thru-  Finding Admissions Information <ul><li>Summary continued... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem #2: Text i...
Admissions: Content Diagram
Admissions: Storyboard
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Redesign of the Rutgers MLIS homepage Examining two aspects 1) Finding Summer Courses 2) Locating Admissions Information
  2. 2. Searching for Summer Course Offerings (a test of patience) As witnessed in the eye tracker lab, finding what courses are offered this Summer is a tough process: the “ Course Scheduling ” option does not have the information listed at all. “ Courses ” lets you check for availability if you know what class you want to take, but does not offer a complete list.
  3. 3. Header for SC&I Website View All SC&I Courses Undergraduate Programs Communication Major Information Technology and Informatics Major Journalism and Media Studies Major Digital Communication, Information, and Media Minor Graduate Programs Master of Communication and Information Studies Master of Library and Information Science Ph.D. Program Continuing Education Professional Development Continuing Education Program Note: Scrolling over Academics provides these options Note: If student is in the MLIS program, they should start with Home About SC&I Academics Current & Prospective Students Alumni & Friends Directory
  4. 4. Header for SC&I Website Note: Scrolling over Academics provides this drop-down menu Note: Student selects this option Communication Journalism and Media Studies Library and Information Science Professional Development <ul><li>Program Information >> </li></ul><ul><li>Careers in LIS >> </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Overview >> </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements and Plans of Study >> </li></ul><ul><li>Admissions >> </li></ul><ul><li>Completing a Degree Online >> </li></ul><ul><li>Student Organizations >> </li></ul><ul><li>National Rankings >> </li></ul><ul><li>Courses >> </li></ul><ul><li>Coursepack for 501 >> </li></ul><ul><li>Survey of Recent MLIS Graduates >> </li></ul><ul><li>Course Scheduling >> </li></ul>
  5. 5. Header for SC&I Website Note: Bold words are drop-down menus, student preferences must be selected, student selects Summer 2010 for semester Communication Journalism and Media Studies Library and Information Science Professional Development Display Course Offerings Campus: Select Level: Select Semester: Select  Course Schedule Planner | Web Registration | Bookstores
  6. 6. Header: Rutgers Schedule of Classes Note: Each square is a checkbox Subject Selection Screen: New Brunswick Graduate – Summer 2010 For a customized schedule, select as indicated below: Select a Subject Area           Campus Location   Course Numbers   Preferred Class Start Times <ul><li>  Busch </li></ul><ul><li>  All Grad Courses </li></ul><ul><li>  Mornings </li></ul><ul><li>  College Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>  600 Level and Above </li></ul><ul><li>  Afternoons </li></ul><ul><li>  Cook/Douglass </li></ul><ul><li>  700 Level and Above </li></ul><ul><li>  Evenings </li></ul><ul><li>  Downtown NB </li></ul><ul><li>  800 Level Only </li></ul><ul><li>  Weekends </li></ul><ul><li>  Livingston </li></ul>  Note: Drop-down menu listing subject areas
  7. 7. <ul><li>Sch Supp Subj Crs/Index Sec Open Note Title / Hours / Bldg-Rm / Campus Cred/InstrExam Code Prereq? Synopsis?   </li></ul><ul><li>17     610   511      RESEARCH METHODS  3   OPEN TO SCH:17 MAJ: 610   81393   E6  6/28-8/5 TTh 6:00-9:40 PM  CI -337 Coll Av OCONNOR A   Synopsis </li></ul><ul><li>The rest of the list of classes follows the same format   </li></ul>Header: Rutgers Schedule of Classes Library Service: New Brunswick Graduate – Summer 2010
  8. 8. Finding Admissions Information <ul><li>Summary of findings </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Walk Thru- http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae13/mlis512/cognitivewalkthru_task4.jpg </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem #1: 2 Different Entry Points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/master-of-library-and-information-science/program-information.html </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Cognitive Walk Thru- Finding Admissions Information <ul><li>Summary continued... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem #2: Text is not easily scannable </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Admissions: Content Diagram
  11. 11. Admissions: Storyboard

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