[Siguse-l] Fwd: UPA Boston December Meeting - 12/12 - Student Presentations & Mentoring

Rong Tang rong.tang at simmons.edu
Sun Nov 20 09:55:35 EST 2011

Dear all,

UPA Boston December Meeting will be hosted at Simmons on 12/12/11, 6-9pm 
in the Kotzen meeting Room. The event will feature student presentations 
from my "Usability and User Experience Research" class. The event is 
sponsored by Simmons GSLIS Technology Group, Simmons ASIST Student 
Chapter, and Simmons GSLIS Usability Lab. The event is free and open to 
the UPA, CHI, ASIST, and other interested groups in the greater Boston 
Area. There will be prize drawing at the event, and dinner is provided.  
For details, please read the message forwarded below.

To register, go to:


Hope to see you there!

Rong Tang, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Simmons GSLIS Usability Lab
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Simmons College
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
(T) 617-521-2880
(F) 617-521-3192

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Subject: 	UPA Boston December Meeting - 12/12 - Student Presentations & 
Date: 	Fri, 18 Nov 2011 21:33:06 GMT
From: 	Dan Berlin <dan at danielberlin.com>
To: 	undisclosed-recipients:;

Howdy folks,
On 12/12, UPA Boston will have its monthly meeting at Simmons College. The
meeting will feature short, interactive presentations from the "Usability
and User Experience Research" class, Graduate School of Library and Information
Science, Simmons College. Students in the class have worked in teams to run
usability testing sessions for the following web systems:

1. Brigham&  Women's Hospital "Find a Researcher" http://researchfaculty.brighamandwomens.org/search.aspx

2. Harvard/NASA Astrophysics Data System http://labs.adsabs.harvard.edu/ui/

3. EBSCO Discovery Service http://ebscohost.com/discovery/

There will be three presentations, each lasting 15 minutes. At the end of
the 3rd presentation, there will be questions from the class to the audience
regarding their tips on running usability testing and conducting UX studies.

6:00-7:00 -- Arrival, networking and dinner (through Simmons' Catering)
7:00-7:10 -- Brief UPA Boston announcements (UPA Board members)
7:10-7:20 -- Introduction of class projects and teams (Rong Tang)
7:20-8:05 -- Presentations
8:05-8:30 -- Students' questions to the audience

Also: PRIZES! A copy of Techsmith's Morae Suite will be up for grabs, as
well as 8GB thumb drives courtesy of Simmons College. And, as always, free
food for everyone.

Also also: We will be holding our annual board elections at this meeting.
Due to state laws, we need members to submit paper ballots. Please come and
have your voice heard!

Please ensure to RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2502815990

If you have a job that you would like posted to the UPA Boston mailing list,
please send the details to: jobs at upaboston.org

If you would like to be removed from this list, please email me: dan at danielberlin.com

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