Education and Learning

From alphabet websites or mobile apps for small children to resource portals or connected devices for college students, education and learning applications need to work well, be consistent and meet the needs of all students and teachers.

With such a diverse range of user expectations, creating high quality education applications can be challenging. Applause helps companies create usable, secure and high-availability digital experiences that meet the demands of users no matter what level of student or trainee they are - at home, on campus or in the classroom.

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Education & Learning Challenges

Online education websites and mobile apps have a far-reaching audience. There are applications that need to appeal to toddlers, portals designed for college students and adult learners, training apps and websites for new employees and everything in between. Despite the wide user base, there are some common challenges developers will find familiar, such as:

  • Authenticity: For some experiences, it’s vital to verify the user
  • Privacy and Security: When dealing with small children, privacy and security become even more important
  • Accessibility: Your website, mobile app or connected device needs to be usable by all learners and Section 508-compliant
  • Usability: Usability is particularly important - and particularly hard to gauge - when targeting younger children
  • Device Matrix: There are infinite device, operating system and version combinations to keep track of - and your website, mobile app or connected device needs to look good and work well on all of them
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How Applause Helps

Extended Reach

With a global community of more than 250,000 professional testers, Applause provides access to a range of devices, operating systems, networks, locations and user demographics that are impossible to replicate in a lab.

Demographic Coverage

With detailed tester profiles and the ability to recruit for special testing needs, Applause builds you the perfect custom team. Need testers who have worked as teachers, testers who are college students or testers with toddlers? We've got you covered.

Access To Security Experts

When dealing with children, privacy and security are even more important. Applause gives you access to security experts who specialize in a range of platforms and can check your applications for common and uncommon vulnerabilities.

Expert Usability Feedback

Gain actionable feedback from real users and UX experts at all stages of the development lifecycle and make decisions based on real-world usability standards. Ensure your applications are intuitive, match your users' expectations and follow accessibility guidelines, anywhere and for every user.

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Getting started with Applause is easier and more affordable than you might expect. Check out how Applause’s in-the-wild testing solutions can extend your team, fit into your budget and save you time and money.

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