Classwork, Interactive Design

First Aid – Red Cross App: Deconstructed

This is a collaborative project based on the First Aid – Red Cross App. As a team, we deconstructed the interactive to understand how all the elements conjoined into one to produce the instructional design.
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The Red Cross App provides an inbuilt interactive interface that allows users to react in real time to emergency and disaster events.

The app enables users to choose from a multitude of scenarios and provides solutions facilitated through back end flowcharts which narrow down possible cause/effect and solutions. Below is a link to a short video which introduces the general use of the app.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWlc3Pt5VHI

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Interactive Design, Lecture Notes

The role of an Interactive Designer

When someone mentions ‘interactive design’, what first comes to mind? Touch screens? Instructions? Animations? These are just some common aspects that people generally grasp. What they fail in realising is that our lives and daily environments are surrounded by interactive design, which by definition is a product of shaping our everyday lives through digital artefacts. Loosely put, without such productions, getting through each passing day would be a tedious and bothersome task in today’s technological age.

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