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Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, English, Spanish

Learner Career Outcomes

60%

started a new career after completing these courses

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

20%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 9 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Input

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Modeling Human Input20m
From Fingers to Screen12m
Character Study14m
1 reading
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Fitts' Law10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Search & Navigation

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Finding, Filtering and Foraging19m
Dan Russell, Director of Search Quality at Google16m
1 reading
Slides10m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Gestural Interfaces

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Don Norman Introduces Gestural Interaction pt 26m
Bimanual Input10m
1 reading
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Cumulative Quiz15m

About the Interaction Design Specialization

You will learn how to design technologies that bring people joy, rather than frustration. You'll learn how to generate design ideas, techniques for quickly prototyping them, and how to use prototypes to get feedback from other stakeholders like your teammates, clients, and users. You'll also learn principles of visual design, perception, and cognition that inform effective interaction design....
Interaction Design

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