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The UX Landscape

A guide on transforming requirements into an interface

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Digital products only offer added value as long as they meet the user and business needs in the most efficient way possible. We explain how we can convert these abstract needs into a tangible and user-friendly interface using a design process.
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Seeger Mattijs

teacher ‘The UX Landscape

  • 2.5 hours
  • 10 lessons
  • Beginner course

Course description

Inconsistencies, unnecessary steps, uncertainty about what to do, lack of trust, we all came across interfaces that caused these feelings. But how do we create interfaces that provide the opposite experience? Some useful tips and tricks will ensure that your application will convert more and your users will be more satisfied.

By the end of this online course, you’ll understand:

  • The UX landscape

  • How to transform requirements into a usable interface

  • The different steps in a design process

  • What branding is

  • The importance of a design system and what it involves

  • How to share designs with developers

  • How to test whether an interface is usable or not

  • The difference between heuristics, guidelines, and standards

And you’ll be able to:

  • Create feature maps

  • Create information architectures

  • Design wireflows

  • Build substantiated wireframes

Content

    Course Overview

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      Let's get started!

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  1. A first introduction to UX

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      Introduction

      04:05

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      UX throughout the years

      02:15

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      The definition of UX

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      UX in real life

      02:55

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      UX in digital products

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      4 pillars of digital UX

      02:42

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      Glossary

      04:50

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      Collaboration

      01:34

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      Key takeaways

      00:35

  2. Features

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      Introduction

      01:25

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      What is a feature?

      00:40

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      What about feature mapping?

      05:39

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      Key takeaways

      00:48

  3. Information architecture

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      Introduction

      00:50

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      About information architectures

      01:21

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      Navigation explained

      01:18

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      Building the information architecture

      01:20

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      Card sorting

      03:55

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      Testing the information architecture

      01:59

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      Key takeaways

      00:42

  4. User or task flow

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      Introduction

      00:56

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      About user flows

      00:56

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      About task flows

      01:38

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      Why do we need them?

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      User flow vs. customer journey

      00:52

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      Key takeaways

      00:42

  5. Wireframing

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      Introduction

      01:51

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      About wireframes

      00:40

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      Low vs. high fidelity

      01:50

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      Tools

      01:09

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      Heuristics

      14:12

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      Guidelines

      06:11

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      Standards

      01:49

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      Key takeaways

      01:14

  6. Wireflow

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      Introduction

      00:54

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      About wireflows

      01:20

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      Why do we need them?

      00:29

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      How do we build them?

      00:37

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      Key takeaways

      00:40

  7. Branding

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      Introduction

      01:17

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      Introducing...brands

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      But what about branding?

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      Why they're so important

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      How it's done well

      02:45

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      Key takeaways

      00:51

  8. UI Design

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      Introduction

      00:48

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      About UI design

      01:54

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      The good, the bad

      02:58

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      Design systems

      09:51

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      Setting up your own design system

      06:58

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      Key takeaways

      00:58

  9. Handoff to development

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      Introduction

      01:08

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      Keep collaborating

      01:02

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      Design handoff checklist

      02:15

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      Business handoff checklist

      01:26

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      UA testing

      02:17

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      Key takeaways

      00:48

  10. Usability test

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      Introduction

      01:05

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      The expert review

      02:41

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      The user test

      08:23

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      Key takeaways

      00:48

  11. Conclusion

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      It's a wrap!

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Why follow this course?

Did you know that a poor user experience can be deadly? Both people and businesses can suffer from a bad user experience. In this course, I'll teach you where user experience comes from and what this term covers. Specifically, we will look at the user experience of digital products. Digital products only add value if they meet the user's and business's needs in the most efficient way possible. Using a design process, we discover step by step how to turn an idea into a tangible and well-substantiated interface.

This course will teach you what user experience is and how to build better products.

About the teacher

Seeger Mattijs

Freelance software designer

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Born to design a more user-friendly (ww)world. Currently working as a freelance software designer to help clients create valuable and usable applications.

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