NOTE: I stopped updating this portfolio when I launched my consulting agency. Please visit http://contentgarden.org/portfolio/ to see the most recent projects I’ve contributed to.
I revised and wrote most of the content on the Community Crossroads Center website in order to improve their site’s SEO, readability, and accessiblity. I am also currently working with them to build a content strategy around the site.
My service-learning students and I produced several repair guides for iFixit, the “free repair guide for everything, written by everyone.” Here is one of the guides that was produced, a guide for repairing a Nokia 8265 mobile phone.
Building Community on Lansing’s East Side is a 10-minute promotional video I produced on the work of the Allen Neighborhood Center, for the audiences of prospective funders, new community members, and new staff for the organization. The video is permanently featured on the About page of the organization’s website.
Getting Started With UX Design Process & Documentation is my pocket guide for UXPin’s free design library that was written for anyone looking to get started in UX.
10 Must-Have UX Techniques for Entrepreneurs is an article for Search Decoder that provides tips for any entrepreneur wishing to improve their website.
6 Things Digital Marketers Need to Know About UX is an article for Salesforce Blog in which I describe how design and marketing work together in today’s business world.
Usability and User Experience Research is a chapter for Writing Commons, an open source, peer-reviewed online textbook.
Teaching/Learning UX: Considerations for Academic-Industry Partnerships is an article for Boxes and Arrows magazine on how UX designers and academics can collaborate to form useful educational partnerships.
Designing for Engagement: A Workflow for Participatory, Cross-Cultural Design (subscription required – my article appeared in the March 2014 issue contact me for a copy) is an article for Intercom magazine on best practices for conducting UX design with international users.
UX and Content Strategy Library is a page I maintain with links to resources related to user experience (UX) design and content strategy. (image source)
The Definitive Guide to Definitive WordPress Guides is a guide and list of resources related to the development and maintenance of WordPress websites.
Developing a Digital Portfolio (with Erin Frost) is a guide to developing robust CVs/resumes, open source websites, and social media strategies.
Techniques for Acing Job Interview Questions, No Matter Your Field is a pretty self-explanatory guide.
The Guide to Designing Sustainable Writing Courses from Scratch is another self-explanatory guide.
The Art of Fostering Student Writing in the Digital Age presents tips, resources, and tools for teaching writing in digital spaces.
My Wikipedia entry on the term “mediation” in the history Marxism is an article that has survived for several years on Wikipedia without major revision.
All my Course Websites/Online Learning Environments contain oodles of instructional material ranging from how to write a cover letter for a job application to how to design full-blown websites.