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UX: Effective Web and Application Design Training

3 days

Description

This course focuses on current research, principles, and methodologies for creating usable and effective interface designs. You will learn key aspects of navigation, presentation, content, and interaction, focusing on both sides of the UI/UX fence: science and art.

This course is designed for usability practitioners, website and application developers, interface designers, and project managers.

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a UX: Effective Web and Application Design Training class.

Private Training Available
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Course Overview

Design: Art and Science

  • User-Centered Design
  • What is a Better User Experience?
  • Keys to Understanding the User
  • Keys to Understanding the Experience

Navigation

  • How do People Navigate?
    • Two Types of Navigators
    • Users Scan Pages
    • After They Scan
  • Challenges of Web Navigation
  • Characteristics of Usable Navigation
  • Information Architecture
  • Primary Navigation Systems
    • Hierarchical Models
    • Sequential Navigation
    • Fixed Navigation
  • Supplemental Navigation Systems
    • Index or Sitemap
    • Breadcrumbs
    • Quicklinks
  • Navigation Case Study
  • Tips for Simplifying Navigation

Presentation

  • Visual Cognitive Processing
  • Loads
  • Eye Movement and Eye Tracking
    • Prominence
    • Grouping
    • Nesting
  • Tabs
  • Gestalt Principles of Visual Design
    • What is Gestalt Psychology?
    • How is Gestalt Related to Visual Perception?
    • Simplicity
    • Figure-Ground
    • Proximity
    • Law of Pragnanz
    • Similarity
    • Common Fate
    • Symmetry
    • Parallelism
    • Continuation
    • Closure
    • Common Region
    • Element Connectedness
  • Layout
    • Golden Ratio
    • Choices
  • Color
    • The Color Test
    • The Impact of Color
    • The Color Chart
    • Colors in Culture
    • Contrast
    • Mixing Color and Shape
  • Tips for the First User Experience 

Content

  • Scanning
  • Writer's Pyramid
    • The Top
    • The Body or Structure
    • The Foundation
  • Writing Style
    • Clear and Simple
    • Organized Thoughts
    • Tell, Tell and Then Tell
    • Stick to the Point
    • Make It Interesting
    • Target Audience
    • Intelligent, But Lack of Knowledge
    • Slang and Jargon
    • Active Voice
    • Positive Terms
    • Direct Instructions
    • Short Sentences
    • Necessity
  • Readability Tests

Interaction Design

  • What is Interaction Design?
  • Five Dimensions of Interaction Design
  • Key Concerns of Interaction Design
  • Words
  • Visual Representations
    • Light and Shadow
    • Icons
    • Fonts
    • Font Size
    • Font Pairings
    • Line Spacing
    • Circles
    • Rounded Edges
  • Physical Objects or Space
    • The Shift from Flat Design
    • Ghost Buttons
    • User Interface Controls
  • Time
    • Hover Animations
    • 12 Animation Principles
    • Pace
    • Responsiveness
    • Context
    • Auto-Rotating Carousels
    • Progress Indicators
    • Animations
  • Behavior
    • Schemata
    • The Boiling Frog
    • Rewards
    • Feedback
    • Gamification
    • Tips for Gamification
  • Error Handling
  • Freedom to Customize

Wireframing

  • Lo-Fidelity Wireframes
  • Hi-Fidelity Wireframes
  • Wireframes
  • Is Paper Dead?

Accessibility

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a UX: Effective Web and Application Design Training class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

User-Centered Analysis and Conceptual Design

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a UX: Effective Web and Application Design Training class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date