Information / Instructional Design- Example 3

Precedent 3: Lynda

 

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Image: N, A. (2017). Lynda Home Page [Image]. Retrieved from https://www.lynda.com/

 

Lynda is an example of an instructional design that allows users to learn essential skills in business, software, technology and creative skills that users can then apply in real time job projects or school assessments.

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Information / Instructional Design- Example 1

Precedent 1: Red Cross First Aid App

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N, A. (2015). Australian Red Cross [Logo]. Retrieved from
http://star-android.com/first-aid-australian-red-cross-apk

 

The official Australian Red Cross First Aid app is an example of an instructional design that gives users instant access to the information that they need to know to handle the most common first aid emergencies.

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Information / Instructional Design- Definition

Personal Definition

 

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Image: N, A. (2017). Uber Pricing Location Estimate Page [Image]. Retrieved from https://community.articulate.com/series/practical-instructional-design-how-tos

 

Information or instructional design from my understanding is defined as the process of demonstrating how to do something or explain how something works to it’s intended audience through designers using various elements of interactivity, design, information and layout in order to create a final outcome. The process of instructional design involves determining the users needs and or possible problems that they may experience. Through this process will help find the end goal of the instruction and as a result designers are able to create a clear step by step instructional design. Common examples of instructional designs include instructional diagrams of “how to” steps that can be found when purchasing a piece of furniture at Ikea. These diagrams are designed to make the users experience and problems easier to fix and understand, hence the main purpose behind information and or instructional design.

Interactive Design- Example 3

Precedent 3: Uber

 

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Image: N, A. (2017). Uber Home Page [Image]. Retrieved from https://www.uber.com/en-AU/

 

Uber is an example of an interactive design interface that users use in order to access a car service at any time of the day. Uber being made available internationally and locally, users are able to go to any of desired places at a lower cost.

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Interactive Design- Example 2

Precedent 2: WordPress

 

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Image: N, A. (2017). WordPress Home Page [Image]. Retrieved from https://wordpress.com/

 

WordPress is an example of an interactive design interface that users use in order to create functioning websites or blogs through pre-made templates. They are then given options to change aspect of the layout to their preferred design such as colour, adding and removing of text and images.

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Interactive Design- Definition

Personal Definition

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Image: N, A. (2015). Bill Verplank Interaction Design  [Image].
Retrieved from https://blogs.mulesoft.com/biz/life-at-mulesoft/series-meet-muley-james-hall/

 

Interactive design from my understanding is defined as the process where designers focus on creating engaging interfaces that meet user behaviours and needs. It is a process of connecting the digital world to the human one, where screen based content connects users to various electronic devices. Interactive design is also a problem solving process where it involves understanding how users communicate and use technology with one another. Through effective interactive design allows users desired experiences and better communication. Apps such as red cross survival and websites such as Pinterest are common examples of interactive designs where users use and interact as a form of problem solving tool and or for entertaining experiences.