User Research Fundamentals

Under­stand­ing your user is key to build­ing a suc­cess­ful expe­ri­ence. Learn how human-cen­tred design can guide quan­ti­ta­tive and qual­i­ta­tive meth­ods, and gen­er­ate the right’ research ques­tions and meth­ods for your client. This course will include prac­ti­cal expe­ri­ence in brain­storm­ing, plan­ning and con­duct­ing user-cen­tred research, as well as cre­at­ing user per­sonas and affin­i­ty dia­grams. It will also touch upon legal and eth­i­cal con­cerns. Pre­req­ui­site EXSM 3920 and EXSM 3921
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