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Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, English, Spanish

Skills you will gain

User ResearchPersona (User Experience)User Experience (UX)Human–Computer Interaction

Learner Career Outcomes

46%

started a new career after completing these courses

37%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 11 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, English, Spanish

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University of California San Diego

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Design Research

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 73 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Introducing Elizabeth Gerber30s
Who, What, Where, When, and How People Work19m
Who, What, Where, When, and How People Work Pt 211m
Michael Chapman of IDEO on interviewing37m
1 reading
Slides10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Ideation

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 12 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Further Reading10m
Slides10m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Synthesis

4 hours to complete
1 video (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
1 video
2 readings
Further Reading10m
Slides10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Prototyping

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
1 video
2 readings
Further Reading10m
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Cumulative Quiz24m

About the Interaction Design Specialization

You will learn how to design technologies that bring people joy, rather than frustration. You'll learn how to generate design ideas, techniques for quickly prototyping them, and how to use prototypes to get feedback from other stakeholders like your teammates, clients, and users. You'll also learn principles of visual design, perception, and cognition that inform effective interaction design....
Interaction Design

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