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Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design
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Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design

This course is part of Google UX Design Professional Certificate

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  • Identify common job responsibilities of entry-level UX designers and other teams you might work with.

  • Understand foundational concepts in UX design, such as user-centered design, the design process, accessibility, and equity-focused design.

  • Explain why design sprints are an important and useful part of a UX designer’s work.

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There are 4 modules in this course

User experience (UX) designers focus on the experience that users have while using products like websites, apps, and physical objects. UX designers make those everyday interactions useful, enjoyable, and accessible. In the first part of this course, you'll be introduced to the world of UX and the factors that contribute to great user experience design. You'll understand the job of a UX designer and teams that UX designers often work with. You’ll also get to know more about the expectations of the Google UX Design Certificate.

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18 videos12 readings3 quizzes3 discussion prompts3 plugins

UX designers always put the user first. In this part of the course, you'll be introduced to user-centered design and one of the design frameworks that UX designers use on the job. You'll also learn about design best practices, including the importance of inclusive design and accessibility when designing. In addition, you'll learn how to think across platforms to design seamless user experiences.

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9 videos5 readings3 quizzes

UX designers often participate in design sprints to define the direction of a product. In this part of the course, you'll explore the world of design sprints, including the phases of a design sprint and how to plan and participate in one. You'll also learn about retrospectives, which is a way to constructively reflect on a design sprint and identify areas of improvement to implement next time.

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10 videos10 readings7 quizzes2 discussion prompts1 plugin

As a UX designer, it's your job to put the user front-and-center in everything you do. In this part of the course, you'll explore the role of research in the design process to help you better understand and empathize with users. You'll also learn about the benefits and drawbacks of common UX research methods. And, you'll identify and account for biases that can arise when conducting research.

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10 videos7 readings4 quizzes3 discussion prompts1 plugin

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