User Experience and Behaviour Change

PhD Student Mark Spooner talks about his research which combines User Experience, Interface Design and Behaviour Change Theory in order to help parents form good habits when it comes to their toddlers’ health. A couple of years ago I started a PhD in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Behaviour Change. I am looking at how […]

Teaching Design Thinking Skills to Creative Technology Students

During the 2013/14 academic year I introduced a new final year module Design Thinking to the Creative Media Technology curriculum here at Leeds Beckett University. Students created blueprints of positive behaviour change interventions whilst following the 5-step process advocated by Stanford University’s d.school: Empathise Define Ideate Prototype Test Design Thinking is a human-centred methodology that […]