About this Course
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This Capstone Course for the UI Design Specialization is a group design project in which you will combine and demonstrate the user research, design/prototyping, and evaluation skills you've learned by designing the solution to one of a set of selected projects....
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100% online courses

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Suggested: 1 hours/week

Approx. 5 hours to complete
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English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Preface

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Reading
3 videos (Total 11 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
How to use ProjectLens: the Group Project Supporting Tool7m
How to use Slack: the Group Communication Tool1m
Reading6 readings
Project structure10m
Project choices10m
Team work guidelines and exit options10m
Project Evaluation Metrics10m
Frequently Asked Questions10m
Instruction: Project Sign-up10m

2

Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

User research and ideation I

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Reading
2 readings, 1 quiz
Reading2 readings
Milestone requirements10m
Sample deliverable10m

3

Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

User research and ideation II

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Reading
1 quiz

4

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

First prototype

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Reading
2 readings, 2 quizzes
Reading2 readings
Milestone requirements10m
Sample deliverable10m
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Top Reviews

By RROct 30th 2017

Great, informative course! Excellent faculty, meaningful assignments, flexible timing.

By MUAug 13th 2017

Good a challenging way to test and resume all the other courses

Instructors

Joseph A Konstan

Distinguished McKnight Professor and Distinguished University Teaching Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Loren Terveen

Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Haiyi Zhu

Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Lana Yarosh

Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Dr. Brent Hecht

Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

About University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations....

About the User Interface Design Specialization

In this Specialization, you will learn industry-standard theory and methods for developing successful user interfaces (UIs). Upon completing this Specialization, you will have fluency with the user research, prototyping and evaluation techniques necessary for creating intuitive interfaces that facilitate good user experiences. You will also have demonstrated this fluency through an in-depth Capstone Project that can be shown to prospective employers in the fast-growing field of UI design. Concepts and techniques covered include structured approaches for helping you understand your user base and their needs (e.g. contextual inquiry and design psychology), widely-employed prototyping and design methods (e.g. low-fidelity and paper prototyping), and robust techniques for helping you evaluate your design choices (e.g. heuristic evaluation and user studies). By the end of the Specialization, you will be comfortable applying these concepts and techniques to design an interface for a wide variety of users from around the world....
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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