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I have worked on web sites for higher education where users can browse programs that are offered in various formats. For offerings that do not have a specified start/end date (typically online courses), we used Anytime to describe the "start date". We would further explain on the offering pages that the student can progress at their own pace not tied to an ...


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I suggest not making the change at all. Here's why: The affordance you are trying to provide could cause more confusion than help. Since you have small number of filters, giving the repeat users more help to "not have to" set the filters to their liking every time is a nice thought, but weigh this against this user data: • how long does setting the filters ...


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There are two issues here: What notification is necessary for the use of the feature? Do you feel an obligation to notify the user that you are using cookies and/or give them the option not to have information saved? With regard to the first point, actually no notification is needed for the user to use this feature. It is adequate for the site to simply ...


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I totally agree with dennislees' comment. What I want to add is, it seems to me that you do not have a clear 'user scenario' or 'set of requirements'. If you ask the analyst, or the person who is making the requests, to prepare a set of scenarios and requirements, then work on it together for 1,5; you will be able reach a clear hierarchy of filters as well ...


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I am not completely sure to your solution of having an "Unknown" filter. Just loud thinking, why would a user click on unknown? He would either click on "All" or on a specific thing that he is looking at. I feel, there is no need for a user to select Unknown. Infact by having unknown, you are telling the user that my data is incomplete and broken. I suggest ...



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