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Learning UX Fundamentals

Video Description

In this Learning UX Fundamentals training course, expert author Dani Nordin will teach you the basic principles of user experience. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no UX experience is required.

You will start by learning the basic visual principles, including visibility and contrast, and how to work with color. From there, Dani will teach you about behavioural principles, usability testing, and user research methods. This video tutorial will also cover how to present research, solve design problems, and work with content. You will also learn about responsive workflows and accessibility. Finally, you will learn about language and culture considerations.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have learned the basic principles and tools for user experience design.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction And Course Overview 00:02:47
    2. About The Instructor 00:01:21
  2. What Is UX?
    1. UX Is Not UI: The Difference 00:02:47
    2. What Does A UX Designer Do? 00:04:15
    3. What Does A UX Designer Make? 00:04:00
    4. UX Roles And Responsibilities 00:02:32
    5. UX In The Development Team 00:02:28
  3. Basic Visual Principles
    1. Visual Perception 00:02:53
    2. Visibility And Contrast 00:01:53
    3. Color 00:04:56
    4. Organization And Grouping 00:03:07
  4. Behavioral Principles
    1. Motivation 00:03:28
    2. Decision-Making 00:04:01
    3. Mental Models 00:04:24
    4. Dealing With Human Memory 00:03:57
    5. Considerations For Mobile Users 00:07:58
  5. Usability Testing
    1. Moderated Testing 00:02:44
    2. Unmoderated Testing 00:03:54
    3. Writing Effective Scenarios 00:01:56
    4. Recruiting Participants 00:02:26
    5. Planning A Study 00:04:50
  6. User Research Methods
    1. Interviews 00:04:11
    2. Contextual Inquiry 00:04:42
    3. Ethnography 00:01:55
    4. Surveys 00:05:14
    5. Analytics 00:04:25
    6. Planning Research 00:04:12
  7. Presenting Research
    1. Personas 00:03:32
    2. User Journeys 00:03:42
    3. Task Flows 00:02:31
    4. Usability Test Reports 00:04:38
    5. Expert Reviews 00:03:50
  8. Solving The Design Problems
    1. Sketching 00:02:50
    2. Design Studios 00:03:30
    3. Prototyping Methods And Tools 00:05:48
    4. Pattern Libraries 00:02:45
    5. Typography 00:04:39
  9. Working With Content
    1. Content Structures And Types 00:04:17
    2. Information Architecture 00:03:25
    3. Testing Your IA 00:04:51
  10. Accessibility
    1. Introduction To Accessibility 00:04:19
    2. Accessibility Tools 00:01:05
  11. International/Cultural Considerations
    1. Internationalization 00:04:01
  12. Conclusion
    1. Wrap Up 00:01:50