Welcome to Introduction to User Experience
Welcome to Introduction to User Experience!
I am excited to be offering this course and am delighted that you will be joining in. This course provides an introduction to the exciting and growing field of UX Research and Design.
In this course you will:
Learn about the skills needed for UX research and design
Understand how UX researchers discover user needs and assess possible designs
Learn how to conduct a micro-usability test
Understand how UX designers use sketching and prototyping to develop design concepts
Understand how to incorporate a user-centered focus into the design process
Each week, in addition to video materials and assignments, you will be assigned a discussion prompt. This is to help facilitate conversations with other learners in the class and help us (the course team) to get to know you better. In addition to completing the discussion prompts, I encourage you to participate in the Discussion whenever you have a question or observation that you think might be interesting to others in the course, and be sure to check back often to see what others are talking about!
Welcome aboard! Mark W. Newman, Associate Professor School of Information, University of Michigan
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