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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks, 2-4 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

What is UX? What are UX Research and Design?

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4 videos (Total 30 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
What is User Experience?11m
The UX Process8m
Components of UX8m
3 readings
Welcome to Introduction to User Experience10m
Syllabus10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
1 practice exercise
Module 120m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

UX Design Overview

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4 videos (Total 57 min), 2 quizzes
4 videos
Prototypes9m
Sketching9m
A Brief Incomplete History of UX22m
1 practice exercise
UX Design Overview, Part 120m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

How Do People Perceive Information?

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4 videos (Total 51 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Visual Perception, Part 215m
Memory, Part 111m
Memory, Part 212m
1 practice exercise
Module 320m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

How Do People Act in the World?

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3 videos (Total 27 min), 1 quiz
3 videos
Gulfs of Execution and Evaluation5m
Design Principles16m
1 practice exercise
Module 416m
Week
5
1 hour to complete

Design Heuristics

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11 videos (Total 53 min), 1 quiz
11 videos
#1 - Visibility of System Status6m
#2 - Match Between System and Real World5m
#3 - User Control and Freedom2m
#4 - Consistency and Standards6m
#5 - Error Prevention4m
#6 - Recognition Over Recall5m
#7 - Flexibility and Efficiency of Use3m
#8 - Aesthetic and Minimalist Design2m
#9 - Error Recovery4m
#10 - Help and Documentation3m
1 practice exercise
Module 520m
Week
6
6 hours to complete

Heuristic Evaluation and Course Wrap-up

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5 videos (Total 68 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Course Wrap-up, Next Steps7m
Basic Methods of UX Research9m
Interview - UX Designer Matt Martin24m
Interview With UX Researcher Lija Hogan18m
3 readings
Overview of the Heuristic Evaluation Assignments10m
Post-Course Survey10m
Attributions10m
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By YAMar 7th 2019

Fantastic course! I highly recommend it. The teacher is awesome, the exercises and tasks really help in the learning process and the whole course is very well explained an organised

By CAJan 9th 2019

A rewarding experience because I have been able to learn very valuable information. It is an excellent course. It has helped me in the personal and professional field. Thank you.

Instructor

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Mark Newman

Associate Professor
School of Information and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

About University of Michigan

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future....

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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