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User ResearchHeuristic EvaluationUser Interface Design (UI Design)User Interface

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Approx. 12 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

16 minutes to complete

Preface

16 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 16 min)
2 videos
Evaluating User Interfaces: An Introduction11m
3 hours to complete

Evaluation without Users (Part 1)

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 81 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Action Analysis: GOMS and Informal Action Analysis24m
Case Example: Action Analysis14m
Assignment Video: Action Analysis Assignment16m
Cognitive Walkthroughs14m
1 reading
Informal Action Analysis Assignment10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Evaluation without Users (Part 2)

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 104 min)
7 videos
Introduction to Heuristic Evaluation18m
Nielsen's Heuristics (Part 1)27m
Nielsen's Heuristics (Part 2)19m
Nielsen's Heuristics (Part 3)15m
Assignment Video: Heuristic Evaluation6m
Wrap-up Lecture: Evaluation without Users7m
1 practice exercise
Evaluation without Users Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Evaluation with Users (Part 1)

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 58 min)
7 videos
User Testing Goals: Formative and Summative Evaluation8m
Usability Lab Tour7m
Usability Lab Example 1 - User 111m
Usability Lab Example 1 - User 26m
Usability Lab Example 2 - User 114m
Usability Lab Example 2 - User 27m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Evaluation with Users (Part 2)

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 57 min)
4 videos
Drafting a User Test Plan17m
Field Study Case Example: ShareTable Deployment22m
Assignment Video: User Test Plan7m
1 hour to complete

Evaluation with Users (Part 3)

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 71 min)
8 videos
Eye-Tracking: Second Demonstration2m
Eye-Tracking: Review11m
Eye-Tracking: Discussion and Conclusion9m
Field Studies, Alpha Releases, and A/B Tests4m
Controlled Field Experiments7m
Industry Practice: Massive A/B Testing (Interview with Ronny Kohavi)23m
Log Analysis in Evaluation3m
1 hour to complete

Wrap-Up

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 18 min)
2 videos
Evaluating User Interfaces: Course Recap4m
1 practice exercise
Evaluation with Users Quiz30m

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