What is the course about?
This course is covering subjects and concepts that belong to the world of the UX practitioner. All subjects covered are related to knowledge that can be used as additional tools to accompany the traditional user testing.
This is a live online course. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
• Design thinking
• Cognition and technology
• Information Architecture
• Advance Evaluation methods.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Analytical Techniques
• Intuitive Techniques
• Divergent and convergent thinking
• Creativity theories
Cognition and technology
• Visual perception
• Thinking methods
• External and embodied cognition
• Mobile and ubiquitous computing
• Assistive Technology and Accessible Technology
• Standards and Guidelines (including WCAG)
• Accessibility Audits
• What is Information Architecture
• Information Architecture Requirements
• Organisation schemes
• Labelling Digital Information
Advance Evaluation methods
• Cognitive walkthrough
• questionnaires (SUS)
• Analytic approaches such as GOMS KLM
• Experimental techniques.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You'll need to have basic knowledge of the UX such as User testing, Design guidelines, Data gathering techniques, Personas and prototyping. These subjects are covered on our introduction to User experience and interface (UX/UI) course.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Demonstrations, exercises and tutorials.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There is no other costs.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Knowledge that is useful for a UX practitioner include understanding of HTML code that is covered in our HTML5 &
CSS stage 1 & 2 courses, the ability to manipulate graphics that are covered in Photoshop classes and statistic
tools that are covered in our excel advanced classes.