As technology changes and more media outlets compete for customers’ time, providing an enjoyable experience is critical to both attracting and keeping users. This fun, interactive class aims to demystify the UX field by giving a practical and simple introduction to the core concepts of usability, user research and UI Design. UX is more than code, wireframes or information architecture; it's a field that affects all areas of business. Prepare to dip your toes into an ocean of new concepts and ideas that will enlighten your perspective on the human-computer interaction experience.
PART I - INTRODUCTION TO UX DESIGN AND USABILITY
Discover what the field of UX encompasses and how it is related to other disciplines.
Learn how to identify the different roles within UX and the responsibilities of each.
Learn the basics of user interviews and work together to gather insights
PART II - INTRO TO UX DOCUMENTATION
Identify key UX documentation (personas, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes, etc.) and what each is used for.
Collaboratively map out an example user experience
PART III - UX DESIGN: WEB FORMS USABILITY
Learn what makes a strong user experience with forms
Review and evaluate examples of common web and mobile forms
Sketch ideas to redesign a form experience with your fellow classmates