User Experience (UX) Design
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Conduct research to observe and explore principles of interaction at different scales.
- Evaluate and carry out research methods to develop insights in an interaction design process.
- Apply relevant design principles to a design process focused on interaction.
- Engage in and apply feedback to design decision making and refinement.
- Exploring the User Experience (UX)
- UX Offline
- Understanding our users
- User wants and needs
- Crafting the users’ experience
- User testing -process and techniques
- Ethics in user experience
- A/B Testing
- Actions and reactions: understanding user behaviour
- Maintaining simplicity
- The evolution of UX
- Building your future in UX
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Through this subject you will explore and analyse spaces of interaction that operate on different scales and with different sets of relations, for example human and non-human, analogue and digital. Drawing from diverse design methodologies you will learn approaches to design decision making through collaboration, empathy, diverse knowledge and insight.
This subject introduces you to the roles of context, experience and feedback in design processes which are inherently fluid and messy. You will learn how to gain contextual understanding of a problem by applying different perspectives and drawing on experiences, histories, narratives, and data - of people, places, objects and systems. You will also develop methods for researching, conceptualising, and developing insights.
By doing primary and secondary research on a given topic, you will create the foundation for designing an interface based on analysis, conceptual development and low-fi prototyping. Throughout the design process you will seek and provide feedback by engaging in design critique to evidence design decisions and refine your design.
- Contextual Analysis (30%)
- Development Portfolio (30%)
- Final Portfolio (40%)
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