Learn to Evaluate UX Like a Pro

Elevate your website’s user experience



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Welcome to Learn to Evaluate UX Like a Pro

An intuitive and efficient UX design is essential to set the tone of your user’s experience on your website. By analyzing who your customers are, anticipating their needs and allowing those needs to guide elements of your design, you can create a website to help your users achieve their goals.

In this course, you'll learn how to evaluate your UX by exploring the dimensions of website design that affect user experience. Using the data collected from formal assessment methods, you’ll be able to make informed decisions on how to make your website a place for users to spend their time and money.

Skills You Will Learn

Evaluate UX over five basic dimensions: learnability, efficiency, memorability, satisfaction and error tolerance/prevention

Identify audience needs to ensure a site is functional and pleasurable to use

Execute UI/UX inspection methods: a heuristics inspection, cognitive walkthrough and formal usability test

Identify what your audience and stakeholders need through user-centered research, persona development and modeling
Use requirements gathering strategies including interviews, questionnaires, user observation and more

Organize data to identify insights, describe usability problems and articulate solutions

Session 1

Usability & User Experience 101

  • Lesson 1: Usability (UI) over 5 dimensions
  • Lesson 2: Valuing User Experience (UX)
  • Lesson 3: Evaluating IU and UX: A Primer

Session 2

Identifying Audience Needs

  • Lesson 1: Requirements gathering essentials
  • Lesson 2: User personas and scenario-based reasoning
  • Lesson 3: Modeling the user experience

Session 3

Testing Usability & User Experience

Lesson 1: How to conduct a heuristics inspection
Lesson 2: How to develop & execute a cognitive walkthrough
Lesson 3: How to perform a task-based usability test

Session 4

Reporting Results and Taking Action

Lesson 1: Synthesizing usability data
Lesson 2: Describing usability problems
Lesson 3: Articulating solutions to UI/UX problems

2h 20m
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