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Published on March 10, 2014

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The Home Page is dead - discussion about our metaphor for course home pages need to change. Presented at #Sakaisa14

The home page is dead Long live the home page By Derek Moore

“Exemplary Courses” School of Literature and Language Studies SLLS4034 - Journalism Studies A2013 Anton Harber School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering MECN2012 Randall paton School of electrical engineering Thomas Blaser ELEN4007 - Engineer in Society2013 School of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Chem & Met Eng POSTGRADS Kevin Harding School of economic and business sciences BUSE2002 - Human Resources IIA2013 Althea Jansen INFO3002 Ernest Skinner School of education EDUC2194_2013 Daniel Lefoka EDUC4144_2013_Modern Physics Emmanuel Mushayikwa WSOA5038_2013 Avril Jofee WITS School of Arts DRAA4084 -Film and Television Production IVA2013 Eran Tahor

Entering in the side door • What percentage of traffic comes via – Search engines, e-mail, announcements – Social Media – Home Page

presentations guest speaker f2f element readings online quizzes assignment submission (dropbox) online element Course Site Home page

Cards as a guiding metaphor

Home Page Cards Present and highlight multiple parts of your course on the home page. Press Add+ to get started Trigger

Response

Feedback Rules 1) I click add + 2) Fill in the heading and select the type of card 3) Press submit Then a new card appears

Trigger> Response > Feedback Let me repeat the pattern

I can follow use these rules repeatedly and another card type appears

Trigger: What happens if I click on the cross

Response

Feedback: The card disappears when I confirm my decision

Rules 1) I click X 2) I’m asked to confirm 3) When I confirm the card disappears 4) And the cards are re-arranged

Trigger - An onscreen event that triggers the interaction Response - The users response to the trigger Feedback - The reaction of the computer to the users response Rules - The generalised rules developed by the user to explain this interaction

The interface should 1) Treat each widget independently, but be consistent 2) Allow the user to re-arrange the page, but also rearrange automatically 3) Optimise the layout according to the screen width

http://dropthings.omaralzabir.com/?Widget_to_Widget WIDGET Each of the cards are independent of each other but same rules apply to each block

http://mcpants.github.io/jquery.shapeshift/ SHAPESHIFT If I move cards around, the screen arrangement is readjusted to fit cards in optimally

http://masonry.desandro.com/ MASONARY The cards can move around so as to fit into the screen size

DRESSING TO IMPRESS, DIRECT OR TO ENGAGE? Are we….

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