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Online course ‘User Experience for the Web’ – introduction

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Here is the start of several posts where I write down some notes from the free online courseUser Experience for the Web‘ (WebUX) provided by the @Open2Study platform.

This first post is short and gives elements of the course introduction.

Global summary – What will I learn?

  • The characteristics of user experience design, usability, and user centered design
  • The factors that influence interface design, and how to balance these requirements
  • The design streams that impact interface design, and design techniques from each stream:
    • Information Design
    • Interaction Design
    • Visual Design

 

  • How branding is an important part of user experience
  • The importance of accessibility online
  • The importance of knowing your users and:
    • What you need to know
    • How to learn about them
    • How to communicate your findings

 

  • Key usability evaluation techniques, including:
    • Walkthroughs
    • Usability testing
    • Expert review
    • Competitor analysis

 

Feel free also to have a look at these other posts:

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