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Hours to complete

Approx. 41 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 weeks, 3-14 hours per week...
Available languages

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Subtitles: English
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Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 41 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 weeks, 3-14 hours per week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

WEEK 1: Mobile Interaction Design: An introduction

The first week is introductory in nature. It examines the place of interaction design activities in the whole product design process as well as essential concepts such as usability and the context of use that you need to comprehend before proceeding to the next week. At the end of this week, you’ll also get acquainted with such thing as design-informing models and learn how to create personas that I recommend you to do while working on your practical task....
Reading
11 videos (Total 121 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
What Is This Course About?12m
User Interface Design vs Interaction Design3m
The Goal-Directed Design Process & Its “How” Level, Part 111m
The Goal-Directed Design Process & Its “How” Level, Part 29m
The Goal-Directed Design Process & Its “How” Level, Part 314m
The Structure of The Course8m
Contextual Usability12m
Context of Mobile Interactions, Part 112m
Context of Mobile Interactions, Part 216m
Design-Informing Models16m
Reading3 readings
Read Me First5m
Choose a Mobile Apps
Recommended Readings
Quiz1 practice exercise
Mobile Interaction Design: An Introduction7m
Week
2
Hours to complete
14 hours to complete

WEEK 2: User Research

This week gives you the whole idea of ​​the methods used for studying the context of use. It also examines how to look for participants in detail, plan and conduct Cooper's ethnographic interviews and qualitative data analysis. This knowledge will enable you to drill down into the usage context of the mobile app you’ve chosen....
Reading
11 videos (Total 130 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
Research Planning, Part 19m
Research Planning, Part 210m
Classification And Overview of Research Methods, Part 113m
Classification And Overview of Research Methods, Part 212m
Classification And Overview of Research Methods, Part 313m
Recruiting10m
Ethnographic Interviews: An Introduction9m
Ethnographic Interviews: Preparing for The Study10m
Ethnographic Interviews: Conducting The Study16m
Analyzing Qualitative Data11m
Reading2 readings
Plan & Conduct User Interviewss
Recommended Readings
Quiz1 practice exercise
User Research9m
Week
3
Hours to complete
8 hours to complete

WEEK 3: Usability Inspection Methods & Intro to Usability Evaluation

The third week covers the overview of usability evaluation methods, the examination of essential usability evaluation concepts and models such as user interface idioms, Norman’s Stages-of-action model, usability problems and so on, as well as detailed discussion of several usability inspection methods including Cognitive walkthrough, Scenario-based walkthrough, and design reviews. At the end of this week, you’ll learn how to make sense of data gathered through formative usability evaluation methods. Here you can find the first graded peer-review assignment dedicated to forming recruitment criteria for guerrilla usability tests you’ll conduct later....
Reading
13 videos (Total 134 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video13 videos
Classification And Overview of Usability Evaluation Methods, Part 28m
Classification And Overview of Usability Evaluation Methods, Part 38m
How People Interact With Digital Things15m
The Concept of Usability Problems, Part 110m
The Concept of Usability Problems, Part 213m
Problems of Other Kinds6m
Design Walkthroughs, Part 113m
Design Walkthroughs, Part 210m
Design Walkthroughs, Part 37m
Design Reviews8m
Analysing Usability Data, Part 110m
Analysing Usability Data, Part 29m
Reading1 reading
Recommended Readings
Quiz1 practice exercise
Usability Inspection Methods & Intro to Usability Evaluation11m
Week
4
Hours to complete
14 hours to complete

WEEK 4: Guerrilla Usability Testing & Field Visits

This week is solely dedicated to two methods: Guerrilla usability testing and field visits aimed at evaluating usability. It examines how to plan and conduct them in detail. You’ll apply the knowledge acquired through this week to develop a test plan and submit it as a part of the second graded peer-review assignment....
Reading
11 videos (Total 118 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video11 videos
Preparing for Field Visits9m
Preparing for Guerrilla Usability Testing, Part 114m
Preparing for Guerrilla Usability Testing, Part 210m
Data Collection Techniques, Part 112m
Data Collection Techniques, Part 25m
Overview of Moderation Techniques For Usability Testing9m
Moderating Guerrilla Usability Tests, Part 19m
Moderating Guerrilla Usability Tests, Part 29m
Moderating Field Visits11m
How to Become Better in User Research10m
Reading1 reading
Recommended Readings
Quiz1 practice exercise
Guerrilla Usability Testing & Field Visits7m

Instructor

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Pavel Manakhov

Associate Professor
School of Software Engineering

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