Teaching Excellence Hub URL: https://teaching.ieee.org/ Launch date: 12 May 2021 Site purpose: The IEEE Teaching Excellence Hub is a collaboration between the IEEE Education Society and the IEEE Educational Activities Board. It contains a curated collection of educational research, tools, and other resources that may be of interest to those teaching engineering, computer science, and [...]
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Site name: IEEE Corporate Awards URL: https://corporate-awards.ieee.org/ Launch date: 7 December 2020 Site purpose: Provides a fresh new look and feel, simpler navigation, and a fully responsive layout to better showcase IEEE Corporate Awards online. Site visitors can now easily find the list of IEEE Corporate Awards in the portfolio with clear deadline dates and direct access to [...]
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As a vast brand, collaboration is critical to the work we do to fulfill IEEE's mission. Those collaborations can be showcased effectively within the brand, strengthening the credibility and effectiveness of IEEE content. To help you effectively showcase partnerships, logo sets and lock-up* versions for the thirty nine IEEE Society and 7 IEEE Council sub-brands are [...]
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IEEE strives to provide an accessible digital presence to all people. To support this commitment, IEEE has adopted the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A as the enterprise web accessibility objective. See the IEEE Accessibility Statement. To renew our commitment to our members, volunteers, and employees, the Experience Design Team will be [...]
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Since 2000, the Pantone Color Institute has unveiled the “Color of the Year” with growing fanfare. As color trends evolve and continue to shape the brands of the future, this year’s selected hue of blue has a very close resemblance to the IEEE Brand Blue, Pantone 3015. The use of blue in company branding evokes feelings of [...]
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The IEEE Virtual User Experience (UX) Lab provides: online tools for IEEE website managers (volunteers and staff) tools to test digital content virtually, at no cost, design resources to enhance web content, at no cost, and  collaboration opportunities with the Experience Design team on website maintenance efforts   Helpful links: Access the lab virtually Email […]

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An icon is a small picture or symbol intended to help people quickly recognize a tool, site, function or file format. Icons should be consistent in their behavior, positioning, and design and should reinforce commonly used metaphors.  To maintain consistency across communications, an icon library representing various technologies, and many commonly used symbols for use [...]
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  The IEEE meta-navigation is a menu that appears on all IEEE websites allowing visitors to quickly access IEEE flagship websites and options. The IEEE meta-navigation must be designed using the following required criteria: Placement: Outside of the main page above the site header. Within the meta-navigation: Site links must appear at the upper-left and […]

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Minding your Ps and Qs — literally Many of us have heard the expression, “mind your ps and qs.” One unconfirmed theory of the origin of this expression stems back to when typesetters needed to be able to recognize these letters backwards, ensuring that the letters “p” and “q” were not mixed up inadvertently. The […]

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