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.
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 ...
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