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In a world where language learning opportunities are limited to unpredictable stressful encounters and channels that fail to equip learners with real-world vocabulary, it is essential to understand that acquiring a language is rarely a linear process. With the use…

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Once we had received the photos, notes and recordings from our participants we got to work placing them into our designs. The information covered three situations:

  • Taking the MTR (subway) in Hong Kong
  • Getting lost and asking for directions in…

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Our next plan of action was to figure out how to organise the sections from my brainstorm last week.

I thought about how the information would look, and how it could be structured in a digital system. Seeing as elements…

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We were very interested in exploring the collective, person-to-person aspects of language learning as this was a largely missing from the learning methods last week. Situations hold a lot of rich visual information that is difficult to capture just with…

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Just before the summer break, everyone in the class did Crazy 8’s together to get us thinking.

The image on the left shows the crazy 8’s I did. The one on the right shows me elaborating on the top three I liked, which was a secondary task.

Although I was not entirely convinced by the ideas I had drawn out, they got me thinking about possible ways forward.

A singular…

Maria S

Personal blog for MA User Experience Design at University of Arts London

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