A Peer-to-Peer Professional Learning Web App
This web app was built as an interactive forum where educators can collaborate and contribute to professional learning within their school community.
From interviews with our learning specialists we found that they needed an easier way to track the professional development of the teachers they work with. They wanted to be able to create and complete learning goals. They also wanted a place where they could collaborate and communicate at all times. An interactive community would contribute to our business goals by supporting our coaches along with supporting our users by providing them with an in-school community forum for professional growth.
“Support continuous learning and peer-to-peer collaboration with digital professional learning communities. Share classroom strategies and resources, collaborate on playlists, track progress on goals, and more.”
I worked in a collaborative role on most of the initial research and ideation process of ‘My Communities’. This included defining and refining key features, and taking part in user interviews and competitor research.
I created and iterated wireframes, prototypes, UI and interaction designs. I then created the final visual designs that were handed off to our developers. The design software tools I used were Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, Axure and Zeplin.
The design team on this project included a Senior Product Manager, a Business Analyst, a Freelance UX Designer, and a Senior UX/UI (me).
These screens show the progression of my designs fro wireframes to final release GUI of a few of the product’s features.
We recently launched My Communities as a premium feature in our web app. I gained a lot of useful product design experience from working on this project with a few keys points being: