UIE Article – Rethinking Mobile Tutorials: Which Patterns Really Work?

Jared Spool

March 9th, 2016

In this week’s article Theresa Neil talks about mobile tutorials.

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

Remember those “A–ha!” moments in science class when you came to understand a concept by testing it in a simple experiment? That’s what we’re talking about here. Of course, the teacher had explained the concept to you, but it was by performing the experiment that you actually learned it.

The same idea applies with tutorials. And if you follow the first three rules, this reinforcement will largely take care of itself. It could be as simple as accompanying an action demonstrated in a tutorial with a very subtle bit of visual or aural feedback.

Read the article: Rethinking Mobile Tutorials: Which Patterns Really Work?

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