This event is brought to you by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign School of Information Sciences
Date: October 20, 2021 at 8 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. CT / 11 a.m. ET
What are the current trends in User Experience Design (UX)? What skills are employers looking for and how does the job market look for careers in UX? Explore the range of jobs and opportunities in UX, Interface Design, and the application of Design Thinking in a variety of industries. Whether you’re interested in a career in a traditional information sciences industry like libraries, archives, or museums, or you’re exploring how to utilize your skills in the non-profit or corporate sectors, this session will prepare you to move your education and career forward.
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Meet the Speaker
Professor and PhD Program Director
iSchool at UIUC
Michael Twidale is a Professor in the School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is the director of the PhD Program. His research interests are at the intersection of computer supported cooperative work, computer supported collaborative learning, human computer interaction, and sociotechnical systems design. Current projects include studies of informal social learning of technology, technological appropriation, collaborative approaches to managing data quality, collaborative information retrieval, ubiquitous learning and the intersection of search, learning and creativity, search based technical problem solving, usability and security, dataset errors, designing data for the very long term and museum informatics. He is interested in how people learn technologies, how they succeed, fail, struggle, tinker, help their friends and try to search for tech solutions online.