User Experience Design

Learning Outcomes: 
Upon Completion of the course, the students will be able to
• Given a problem setting, critically discuss the appropriateness of potential user interface and experience design methods such as diary studies, storyboarding, experience design, etc.
• Describe the issues and challenges to achieving a human-centered design process, especially with regard to user experience design
• Develop an appreciation for the use of storytelling as a means of designing and evaluating user experience
• Use, adapt and extend design standards, guidelines, and patterns focusing on user experience
• Employ selected design methods at a basic level of competence: diary studies, mood boards, storyboarding, sketching, video scenarios, and experience prototyping
• Create storyboards, video scenarios, and experience prototypes for a small system and plan and perform a real world deployment study of a user experience
Syllabus: 
Unit NoTopics
1

UX Introduction:

User Interaction with the products, applications and services – Cognitive Model/Mental Model Why User Experience Design What is User Experience (UX) Design?

2

Elements of UX Design:

Core elements of User Experience. How these elements work together.

3

UX Design Process:

Defining the UX Design Process and Methodology

4

UX Design Process: RESEARCH & DEFINE

Why Research is critical? Research methods and tools. Understanding the User Needs and Goals Understanding the Business Goals Deliverables of the Research & Define phase- Insight on User Goals and Business Goals Hands-on assignments and Quiz

5

UX Design Process: IDEATE/DESIGN

Visual Design Principles Information Design and Data Visualizatiion Interaction Design Information Architecture Wireframing & Storybarding UI Elements and Widgets Screen Design and Layouts

6

UX Design Process: PROTOTYPE & TEST

Why Test your Design? What is Usability Testing? Types of Usability Testing Usability Testing Process How to prepare and plan for the Usability

Tests? Prototype your Design to Test? Introduction of prototying tools How to conduct Usability Test?How to communicate Usability Test Results?

7

UX Design Process: ITERATE/ IMPROVE

Understanding the Usability Test findings Applying the Usability Test feedback in improving the design

8

UX Design Process: DELIVER

Communication with implementation team UX Deliverables to be given to implementation team

Text Books: 
Name : 
Sketching User Experiences: Getting the Design Right and the Right Design Book
Author: 
Bill Buxton
Name : 
The Elements of User Experience: User-Centred Design for the Web
Author: 
Jesse James
Name : 
Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research
Author: 
Mike Kuniavsky
Reference Books: 
Name: 
Handbook of Usability Testing: How to Plan, Design, and Conduct Effective Tests
Author: 
Jeffrey Rubin
Syllabus PDF: 
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branch: 
CBA
Course: 
2018
Stream: 
B.Tech