The Rubin team is hard at work in summer 2022 to create a brand-new learning environment for our Emerge curriculum starting in fall 2022. The goal is higher-quality lessons for college and career readiness.
This is a wholesale update in which we aim to improve site design, site navigation and the content inside the assignments themselves.
- Brighter colors
- More engaging site layout
- More short instructional videos
- Easier site navigation and simplified student instructions
“We knew this summer would be the right time to update our online program,” said Austin Makohon, software developer at Rubin and the project lead for the curriculum redesign. “We are excited to roll out a fresh, more intuitive design in the fall for both educators and students.”
See below for renderings of the new design.
Image 1: A cleaner, more modern sign-in screen which still features single sign-on capabilities for Gmail and Outlook.
Image 2: A revised unit page that lays out resources for specific topics (ex: Email Etiquette Advanced). All unit pages feature an overview video and drop-down sections with different instructional materials.
Image 3: A revised assignment page with an instructional video and simplified instructions with bad/good communication examples tucked inside a simple drop-down option.