Introduction to User Experience Principles and Processes


This UX course provides an introduction to the fields of UX research and design. Learners will gain an understanding of what is involved in UX research, including conducting interviews, evaluating systems, and analyzing systems using principles of good design. Learners will also learn about the work involved in UX Design, including the generation of promising design solutions and the creation of prototypes at multiple levels of fidelity. By interleaving successive phases of UX Research and Design, learners will see how to learn from inevitable mistakes and improve towards a product with a great UX.

What you'll learn:

- The skills needed for UX research and design

- How UX researchers discover and assess user needs and assess possible designs

- How to conduct a micro-usability test

- How UX designers use sketching and prototyping to develop design concepts
- How to incorporate a user-centered focus into the design process

- Key features of human behavior and describe their impact on the design of interactive systems

- Techniques for critiquing and designing interactive systems based on human capabilities and behavior


  • Mark W. Newman

    Mark W. Newman

    Associate Professor, School of Information


5 out of 5 stars

January 6, 2020

Very informative beginner course. I'm excited to continue moving forward

4 out of 5 stars

January 4, 2020

The exercises are interesting and the course materials are easy to follow. However, I wish there's a way to get direct feedback from the professor and not just the peers. Also, not everyone reviewed the last assignment and I had to wait another two weeks before my final score came out.

5 out of 5 stars

December 27, 2019

Very good course. Informative and practical.

5 out of 5 stars

December 27, 2019