June Event: Don't Shut Me Out! Language is Content, Usability and Accessibility 

Join us Thursday, June 8th, 2017, when Abby Bajuniemi, Linguist and UX Designer, will discuss how language and society intersect, and how context affects what language we use and learn in her talk, Don't Shut me Out! Language is Content, Usability and Accessibility. 

We don’t always think of language itself as a usability or accessibility issue, but language is highly complex and socially constructed. This talk will center on why language is a content, usability, and accessibility issue, and highlight the consequences of not considering your users/audience when designing/writing content. You will learn how to reflect on your language choices, be more thoughtful with your content, and when/how to use translators.

RSVP for June's UXPA-MN Event!  

Spring Workshop: How to Help Your Users Find Personally Appealing Content

UXPA-MN's is hosting a whole day workshop on Monday June 12, 2017! Learn how sites like Amazon or Netflix make personalized recommendations with Recommender Systems. Learn all about these software systems work, how people react to them, and how to design them to achieve your business goals and meet your customer's expectations.  This workshop is of special interest to people involved in online marketing, UX, e-commerce, and e-community building.

Register for this upcoming UXPA-MN hosted workshop here!


Join Us

Membership in the UXPA Minnesota Chapter allows you to have many excellent benefits; in addition to sharing and networking with some of the most accomplished user experience professionals in the Twin Cities area. It includes membership on the free mailing list.

To join, go to the membership application and select "Professional" or "Student." To renew a membership, login as a member, go to the member profile page, and click on the "Renew until ..." button. UXPA Minnesota has a free mailing list to help the usability and user experience community stay in touch.

Mentorship

UXPA MN is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Mentorship program. UXPA MN Mentorship matches individuals who have a strong interest in user experience design, strategy, and research with mentors from the greater twin cities metro area. We support a range of practitioners. Apply to be a mentor, apply to be mentored.

Click the link, fill out the application, start the journey.

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