UX 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

Dis­cov­er what it means to use a user-cen­tered design process and learn the fun­da­men­tals of UX (user expe­ri­ence) design includ­ing the prin­ci­ples of design think­ing, user-cen­tered design and infor­ma­tion archi­tec­ture in this course. Gain an under­stand­ing of the impor­tance of user research, usabil­i­ty test­ing and assess­ment, and the basics of con­tex­tu­al inquiry. By the end of the course, you will be able to describe and apply cur­rent best prac­tices and con­ven­tions in UX design and make use of the fun­da­men­tal prin­ci­ples of UX design.

What you will learn

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

  • Develop competency in the user-centred design process, stakeholder requirements identification, user needs analysis, and competitive analysis.
  • Differentiate Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
  • Understand the basics of mental models, use cases, and customer journey maps.
  • Demonstrate how UX and UI both contribute to solving human problems.
  • Understand interaction and communication design, multiscreen design, and user flows.
  • Practice sketching, storyboarding, wireframing, and prototyping (paper and rapid).
  • Evaluate information architecture, content quality, and discoverability through industry best practices.
  • Gain an understanding of usability testing, heuristic evaluation, cognitive psychology, biases, and affordance.

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 ...

UX Design Foundations at Alberta School of Business

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