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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
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Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

8 minutes to complete

Preface

8 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 8 min)
2 videos
Course Introduction3m
2 hours to complete

Interface Prototyping Techniques

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 55 min)
9 videos
Low-Fidelity Prototyping4m
Paper Prototype Example3m
Wireframing and Tool-Based Prototyping7m
Physical Low Fidelity Prototyping7m
Tool Example #1 (Pop)5m
Tool Example #2 (Balsamiq)4m
Limits of Prototyping4m
Paper Prototyping Assignment Video2m
1 practice exercise
Prototyping Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Design Principles and Patterns

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 118 min)
9 videos
Layout19m
Color and Consistency16m
Cultural Factors20m
Interaction Design Patterns8m
Direct Manipulation & User Control (Interview with Ben Shneiderman)17m
Case Example: Google's Material Design11m
Case Example: Apple Human Interface Guidelines4m
Design Critiques: Eliciting and Giving Feedback10m
1 practice exercise
Principles and Patterns Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Universal Design, Accessibility, Special Populations

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 199 min)
9 videos
Universal Design: Sensory Impairments40m
Universal Design: Cognitive Impairments12m
Universal Design: Physical Limitations15m
Universal Design: Tools and Standards28m
Design for Older Adults (Interview with Anne Marie Piper)10m
Design for Children17m
Design and Socioeconomic Differences18m
Supporting Low-Literacy Self-Help (Interview with Apala Chavan)25m
1 practice exercise
Universal Design, Accessibility, and Special Populations Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Design for Different Platforms and Contexts

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 72 min)
5 videos
Mobile UI Design18m
Wearable10m
Automotive User Interfaces18m
IoT & Physical Computing14m
1 practice exercise
Platforms and Contexts Quiz30m

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