User experience (UX) affects how people interact with a wide range of products and systems, including smartphones and even kitchen appliances. The User Experience for the Web (WebUX) course gives you an introduction the world of online UX design, covering its general principles, tools, and techniques that designers use, the importance of users, and the design process.
The course takes you through all the fundamentals of UX, including its key elements, understanding users, and learning how it fits with traditional software development cycles. Subjects discussed are divided into four modules:
In all, there are about 2.5 hours of content divided into 37 videos. The course ideally requires 2–4 hours of study per week to get the most out of the course, but may be adjusted according to the student’s preference. You will also be able to test your understanding of everything discussed in each module with 36 quizzes, as well as an assessment at the end of every module.
A Certificate of Achievement will be provided when you pass the course. While it is not a formal qualification or credit, it can be a beneficial tool should you decide to pursue this course further either academically or professionally.
The User Experience for the Web course is ideal for students who have little to no experience in the field of WebUX. This can be an essential introduction if you are interested in taking up Bachelor of Arts in Internet Communications or Bachelor of Information Technology. It can also open up opportunities for you as a:
Amir Ansari teaches the course. He is a principal consultant at Stamford Interactive with over 13 years’ experience working in user interface, interaction, and user-centred design, as well as in product and graphic design.
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Got good value from this,
Even for a free course, I thought this one was pretty poor. You're better off opting for a paid one.