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Approx. 20 hours to complete
English
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Beginner Level
Approx. 20 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to the Design Process

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Lesson 2: Design Process - An Overview5m
Lesson 3: Framing Design Problems6m
Lesson 4: Formative Research9m
2 readings
Welcome to UX Design: From Concept to Prototype10m
Course Syllabus10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to the Design Process20m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Ideation

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Lesson 2: Sketching6m
Lesson 3: Brainstorming9m
1 reading
Introduction to Design Assignments 1 to 310m
1 practice exercise
Ideation20m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Design Constraints and Making Choices

5 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 49 min)
4 videos
Lesson 2: Scenarios13m
Lesson 3: Storyboards8m
Lesson 4: Design Rationale13m
1 practice exercise
Design Constraints and Making Choices20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Building Blocks of User Interaction

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Lesson 2: Elements of User Interaction: Data Input14m
Lesson 3: Elements of User Interaction: Output, State, and Mode13m
Lesson 4: Introduction to Prototyping8m
1 reading
Introduction to Design Assignments 4 to 610m
1 practice exercise
Quiz: Building Blocks of User Interaction20m

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About the User Experience Research and Design Specialization

Integrate UX Research and UX Design to create great products through understanding user needs, rapidly generating prototypes, and evaluating design concepts. Learners will gain hands-on experience with taking a product from initial concept, through user research, ideation and refinement, formal analysis, prototyping, and user testing, applying perspectives and methods to ensure a great user experience at every step....
User Experience Research and Design

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