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Approx. 8 hours to complete
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Week
1

Week 1

14 minutes to complete

Preface

14 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 14 min)
2 videos
An Introduction to the Course3m
1 hour to complete

User Research Methods — Part 1

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 82 min)
6 videos
Interview and Focus Groups23m
Observations15m
Contextual Inquiry10m
Ethics and Consent16m
Design a User Research Protocol12m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

User Research Methods — Part 2

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Surveys and Questionnaires4m
Assignment Video: Observing Users7m
1 reading
Observation Assigment Overview10m
2 practice exercises
Observation Review Practice30m
User Research Methods Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Analyzing and Delivering User Research

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 105 min)
8 videos
Qualitative Analysis16m
Quantitative Analysis8m
Personas I: What They Are; How They're Used14m
Personas II: Walking Through Examples25m
Use Cases9m
Tasks and Walkthrough Scenarios14m
Implications for Design12m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Ideation and Idea Selection

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 38 min)
5 videos
Ideation9m
Idea Selection11m
Communicating Ideas to Stakeholders7m
Assignment Video: Ideation and Selection7m
1 practice exercise
Delivering User Research, Ideation, and Idea Selection30m

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