Class Excercise: Persona

In-class exercise: Persona

Working as a group, write a description (200-500 words) of a person who could be a target of the website for Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County - Each group will describe someone from a different audience.


Start by having each person in the group write down a few ideas of ways to describe the person. Don't worry about being inclusive; the person has to be either male or female, for example. Don't worry about creating a statistically perfect model user. You're just trying to describe one potential website visitor.


Feel free to include a few irrelevant details to spice things up.


Here are a few questions you may want to consider:

After you finish, designate one person to submit your "persona" as an MS Word .doc file.

Here's an external example of a persona. Here's one I created.

Citation: Clark, C. (2011, April 01). Class Excercise: Persona . Retrieved October 30, 2014, from Notre Dame OpenCourseWare Web site:
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