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Building better user testing for Webmaker

Building a community-powered user testing process

TLDR version:

  • We want to work with you on user testing for Webmaker. Building a more regular, agile and community-powered process to gather and act on feedback from users.
  • The goal: make Webmaker.org work better for the people we most want to serve. Especially lead users: teachers, informal educators / Hive members, and techies interested in teaching.
  • It’s more than just “user testing. It’s about bringing our community closer into the design and build process — to co-build, share ownership, and take Webmaker’s user experience to the next level.

How to get involved

  1. Attend our prototype user testing event in Toronto. We’re hosting an experimental user testing event on Jan 24 in the Mozilla Toronto community space. If you’re a teacher, informal educator or Hive member, please come and test, hack and play with us!
    • More events will follow. This one’s  just a prototype we can learn from, document, and hopefully spread everywhere. 
  2. Help build a new Webmaker User Testing Kit. So that other community members can host their own user testing sessions.
  3. Sign up for updates and discussion on the Webmaker newsgroup. To discuss next steps, share thoughts, help edit and localize the new kit, etc. Continue reading