What makes for a great user experience? How can you consistently design experiences that work well, are easy to use and people want to use? This course will teach you the core process of experience design and how to effectively evaluate your work with the people for whom you are designing. You'll learn fundamental methods of design research that will enable you to effectively understand people, the sequences of their actions, and the context in which they work. Through the assignments, you’ll learn practical techniques for making sense of what you see and transform your observations into meaningful actionable insights and unique opportunity areas for design. You’ll also explore how to generate ideas in response to the opportunities identified and learn methods for making your ideas tangible. By answering specific questions and refining your concepts, you’ll move closer to making your ideas real. We’ll use cases from a variety of industries including health, education, transportation, finance, and beyond to illustrate how these methods work across different domains.
This course is part of the Interaction Design Specialization
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- User Research
- Persona (User Experience)
- User Experience (UX)
- Human–Computer Interaction
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
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TOP REVIEWS FROM USER EXPERIENCE: RESEARCH & PROTOTYPING
Really enjoyed all the activities for this course. It's taught me a lot about UX research methods and the design behind prototypes.
Very good course, as a standalone course, some sections are slightly too short, but the information is great, very useful, nicely presented and works when put into practice. Thanks!
Good and engaging. I enjoyed this course and the felt the assignments afforded me the opportunity to internalize the ideas.
Amazing experience to learn something in depth about user experience research. Helps me analyze user needs in a better and clear way
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