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Hours to complete

Approx. 7 hours to complete

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Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

UsabilityUser Experience (UX)User Experience Design (UXD)User Interface
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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Welcome

What you should know before you start this course...
Reading
7 readings
Reading7 readings
Focus of this course10m
Syllabus10m
Consent Form10m
4 Step Design Process10m
Outcomes10m
FAQs10m
Get More from Georgia Tech10m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Overview of User Experience Design

In these lectures we introduce the basic concepts covered in this course....
Reading
3 videos (Total 15 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Features of Good Design3m
User Engagement Ethics5m
Reading1 reading
General Resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Overview of User Experience Design24m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Requirement Gathering

The first step of the design cycle is presented along with techniques that are relevant for understanding the user and tasks. There is also a focus on how to present findings from this phase of the design cycle....
Reading
9 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Types of Users and Types ofData5m
Discovery Technique Overview3m
Naturalistic Observation4m
Survey5m
Focus Group5m
Interview3m
User Results4m
Presenting Task Findings6m
Reading1 reading
Resources for Requirement Gathering10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Elements of Requirement Gathering8m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Designing Alternatives

The second step of the design cycle is presented. Students are shown how to take the findings from phase 1 (requirement gathering) to design mobile and ubiquitous computing systems that meet the usablility constraints that were identified....
Reading
2 videos (Total 16 min), 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Design Alternatives8m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Designing Alternatives46m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Prototyping

The third step of the design cycle is presented. Once the best design is chosen how to we iteratively design models of the system to quickly allow user to interact and provide feedback....
Reading
2 videos (Total 16 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Prototyping: Lesson 26m
Reading2 readings
Resources and Tools for Protoyping 110m
Resources for Prototyping 210m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Prototyping40m
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Top Reviews

By AOOct 23rd 2017

The best introduction classes, gives an overall idea about UI/UX. Grateful for the efforts taken by the Georgia Tech and Coursera. Looking forward to see more courses related to my career. Thank you.

By MCSep 26th 2016

This is an insightful introductory course to User Experience Design. While it is just an introduction, the lessons and the examples provided were comprehensive, leaving you with a thirst for more.

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Dr. Rosa I. Arriaga

Senior Research Scientist
School of Interactive Computing

About Georgia Institute of Technology

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