University of Michigan
User Experience Research and Design Specialization
University of Michigan

User Experience Research and Design Specialization

Begin your journey in UX Research and Design . Gain a solid foundation in UX Research and Design to create great products and advance your career.

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Lija Hogan
Kentaro Toyama
Mark Newman

Instructors: Lija Hogan

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Specialization - 6 course series

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4.8

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Understand the basics of UX design and UX research

  • Use appropriate UX research approaches to inform design decisions

  • Design a complete product, taking it from an initial concept to an interactive prototype

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Specialization - 6 course series

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 6 course series

Introduction to User Experience Principles and Processes

Course 111 hours4.8 (1,496 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand the fields of UX design and UX research.

  • Understand design principles and best practices and their basis in human capabilities and behavior

  • Incorporate a user-centered focus into the design process

Skills you'll gain

Category: User Research
Category: human computer interaction
Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: User Experience Design (UXD)

Understanding User Needs

Course 210 hours4.7 (498 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand user needs assessments and qualitative research

  • Learn an end-to-end methodology for qualitative research

  • Explore good practices for conducting semi-structured interviews, in-situ observation, and affinity walls

Skills you'll gain

Category: User Research
Category: Affinity Diagram
Category: human computer interaction
Category: User Experience (UX)

Evaluating Designs with Users

Course 38 hours4.8 (277 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify different approaches to user testing and their appropriate use

  • Design and run an user test effectively

  • Analyze and report on user testing

Skills you'll gain

Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: Web Analytics
Category: UX Research at scale
Category: Remote user testing
Category: Survey Methodology

UX Design: From Concept to Prototype

Course 415 hours4.8 (274 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define and scope the design problem

  • Create user stories and storyboards to transform information about user needs into design concepts

  • Develop prototypes from elements of interactions and low-to-high fidelity mockups

Skills you'll gain

Category: User Research
Category: Adobe Photoshop
Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: User Experience Design (UXD)

UX Research at Scale: Surveys, Analytics, Online Testing

Course 518 hours4.3 (189 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand survey methodology from the UX perspective

  • Learn techniques to gaining UX insights from large numbers of users, including web analytics, A/B testing, and remote unmoderated studies

Skills you'll gain

Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
Category: UX Research
Category: Design Heuristics

UX (User Experience) Capstone

Course 618 hours4.7 (53 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Gain experience conducting user experience research in a real-world setting

  • Design and carry out an integrated multi-phase user experience design project

  • Communicate design concepts and actionable research findings

Skills you'll gain

Category: Storyboarding
Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: Website Wireframe
Category: Prototyping
Category: User Experience (UX)

Instructors

Lija Hogan
University of Michigan
2 Courses25,620 learners
Kentaro Toyama
University of Michigan
2 Courses32,381 learners
Mark Newman
University of Michigan
3 Courses88,459 learners

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