Evaluative User Experience Research

    EX 1111 is offered this winter:

Stu­dents will eval­u­ate a set of quan­ti­ta­tive and qual­i­ta­tive research meth­ods to gain insights into how we can design things bet­ter. This course will teach stu­dents how to eval­u­ate their user research using feed­back to devel­op effec­tive UX design strate­gies. You¿ll learn the most wide­ly used tech­nique by UX Researchers, usabil­i­ty test­ing. Addi­tion­al­ly, this course will cov­er the fun­da­men­tals of orga­niz­ing infor­ma­tion with card-sort­ing and tree test­ing and basic sta­tis­ti­cal analy­sis through A/B test­ing. Learn about key tools in eval­u­a­tive research such as pro­to­typ­ing, MVP, mod­er­at­ed and unmod­er­at­ed user test­ing, and AB/​Testing.


Mar 4, 2024Apr 21, 2024
Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Your Instructor

Justin SchererID: justin-scherer

Justin Scherer has been conducting research and designing software for a decade or so. He has worked for multi-national banks, national marketing campaigns, and small humanitarian not-for-profits; as a design team of one and on big teams; surrounded by whiteboards and ping pong tables at an office and from a home office with asynchronous, distributed teams in a dozen timezones on every inhabited continent. His most recent work has been on tech for crisis response and the humanitarian sector, as well as on developer tools and fintech products. As the Head of Design at Hover, Justin is building an offline-first, trans-institutional personal finance app called Stax.

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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