UI Design Foundations

Alberta School of Business

How long?

  • 7 weeks
  • online

What are the topics?

Alberta School of Business

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Who should attend

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome.

About the course

The user inter­face (UI) is the point where your users inter­act with your website/​app. In this course, you’ll learn the fun­da­men­tals of UI design. You will learn the UI design process includ­ing sto­ry­telling, sketch­ing, and pro­to­typ­ing, and how the user expe­ri­ences these on the front end. Under­stand how data visu­al­iza­tion and web design, impacts brand­ing, visu­al iden­ti­ty, and acces­si­bil­i­ty. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to artic­u­late the design process and how this influ­ences the user experience.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Create and test prototypes to improve their design.
  • Select basic colour palettes, fonts, and royalty-free images.
  • Learn to craft UI elements like scale, emphasis, organization, motion, and colour.
  • Design using mobile-first principles and explore best practices for solving design problems.
  • Create user interfaces that are not only functional, but visually appealing and accessibility compliant.
  • Apply knowledge of accessibility principles like colour contrast, font size, and organization of visual content.
  • Understand the fundamentals of web page anatomy, such as bread crumbs, F scanning patterns, and error states.
  • Create a basic style guide and pattern library.
  • Create an effective portfolio of UI design work by utilizing different apps.
  • Communicate the details of your design to the developers who will be building it.

Experts

Najia Aftab

Najia Aftab is an instructor and project management professional with more than a decade of experience in software engineering, interface design, Instructional design, and Agile principles and practices in technology, postsecondary-education, and non-governmental organizations. Her UX/UI design ...

UI Design Foundations at Alberta School of Business

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