Intro to User Experience (UX) theory

In this course you will learn about Usability, Laws & Principles, Ethics & Dark Patterns, Research, Testing and more

In this course you will

What you’ll learn

  • Learn about the basic principles of product design.
  • Explore UX Laws and Principles.
  • Learn about Design Ethics and Dark Patterns.
  • Get some understanding about Research and Testing.

Course Content

  • Usability & Heuristics –> 12 lectures • 44min.
  • UX & Gestalt Laws –> 9 lectures • 33min.
  • UX Evaluation and Testing –> 3 lectures • 27min.
  • Design Ethics & Dark Patterns –> 3 lectures • 26min.
  • UX Research Methods –> 4 lectures • 20min.
  • UX Deliverables & FigJam –> 6 lectures • 27min.
  • Bonus: Career –> 1 lecture • 41min.

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  • No prerequisites required.

In this course you will

  • Learn why some products better than the others by exploring Usability and Usability Heuristics, such as Visibility of System Status, Recognition rather than recall and other
  • Find out why users do what they do in the examples of UX laws and Gestalt Principles, such as Hick’s Law, Fitt’s Law, Miller’s Law and others
  • Discover how we can make people lives better by applying Design Ethics according to Ethical Design Manifesto and Humane by Design and how we may create “the hell” for users if we do not avoid Dark Patterns, such as Disguised ads, Roach Motel and others
  • Get some understanding on why we need testing and how to correctly evaluate the design using Heuristic evaluation, accessibility testing and other methods
  • Learn User Experience methods to do efficient research
  • Discover UX deliverables and find out when and why we should choose definite ones

So, what you will get from this course:

  • Full lectures from 15-week University program that was adapted specially for you
  • Tasks at the end of each section
  • Multiple choice quiz at the end of the course to test your knowledge

The course will be perfect for anyone who interested in UX Design.

No prerequisites required, so any level of knowledge is acceptable.

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