An Introduction To The User Experience
This is a short course that introduces you to the field of User Experience.
You'll learn about what user experience is and is not.
You'll learn the 7 principles of a great user experience.
You'll learn the process you need to follow to create a great user experience.
You'll learn about controversies in the field of user experience -- what is it that people in user experience don't agree on.
You'll learn what are the skills and knowledge that a user experience professional needs.
You'll learn about the obstacles to creating a great user experience and how to overcome them.
What are the requirements?
This course assumes that you have some familiarity with design at a high level, and that you have an interest in either being a user experience professional, or working with one.
Who is the audience?
People who are interested in being a user experience professional, or people who need to work with a user experience professional.
About the Instructor: Susan Weinschenk, The Brain Lady
Susan Weinschenk has a Ph.D. in Psychology and over 30 years of experience as a behavioral psychologist. She applies research in psychology to predict, understand, and explain what motivates people and how they behave. Her work includes training, presenting, and consulting in communications, customer experience, user experience, and usability. She is a consultant and keynote speaker for Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups, non-profit agencies, educational institutions, and conferences. Her clients include Walmart, Disney, The Mayo Clinic, Charles Schwab, and Best Buy.
Dr. Weinschenk is the author of several books, including How to Get People To Do Stuff, 100 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know About People, 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, and Neuro Web Design: What makes them click? Her nickname is “The Brain Lady”, because she applies research on the brain and neuroscience to design. She is the founder of the Weinschenk Institute.