User Experience (UX) Design Training Course Course level: Beginner
Total Duration: 5 Hours
Certification: Certificate of Completion will be provided after completing the course

The UX design course will give you an introduction to cutting edge technologies used in web development using the standards that work and prepare you to apply the best practices in content layout and teach you how to enhance the user's experience.

Skills Required

No previous experience of Web design, HTML, CSS is required. You should have basic computing and Internet knowledge.

Course Dates, Prices & Enrolment

06 May 2017 - 06 May 2017
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  1. Fundamentals of UX Design
    • What is UX Design?
    • Gathering Requirements
    • Who's this Product for?
    • Understanding how people browse the web
    • It's all about information
    • Each Page on your Site Should Deliver
    • What causes people to leave sites?
    • Simple design
    • Consistent Design
    • Standard Design
    • Elements of navigation
    • 5 Second rule
  2. Content has structure
    • Structure your content
    • Secondary Menu Structures
    • Understanding menus
    • Vertical vs. Horizontal
    • Badly coded menus
    • Reviewing some menu myths
    • Working with site maps
    • Adding search to your site
    • Helping People Find their Search
    • Understanding links
    • Including a Related Links Section
    • Including Breadcrumbs
    • Understanding Fitts's Law
  3. Site Layout
    • People can begin from any page on your site
    • Using Descriptive Text for Elements
    • Displaying your site's 'Tagline'
    • Placing Descriptive Text
    • Signpost your users
    • Using your homepage as a site summary
    • Creating fresh content
    • Creating progressive navigation
    • Comparing Categories
    • Linking to detail pages
    • Creating landing pages from ad campaigns
    • Reading on the web
    • Formatting the Text on your site
    • Writing descriptive text
    • Using images to set context
    • Have a call to action
    • Including Forms on your Site
  4. Including the elements on your site
    • Deciding Between Media Components
    • Does it enhance the experience?
    • Using graphics for explanation, not decoration
    • Including Interactive Content
    • Laying out your page for media
    • Balancing Adding Adverts on your site
    • Adding graphical ads and text ads
  5. UX design tools
    • Wireframing and Prototyping tools
    • User Research and Testing Tools
    • Tools for Organizing Information
    • Analytics and Metrics tools
    • Tools for Daily Tasks

"I learnt the principles of UX and understood where I could expand on this knowledge after. Facilities are all very good. Spacing etc is appropriate for the number of students."

Aisha Manjoo, 23/02/2016

Course Tutor

The course instructor is a web developer with a focus in front-end development, digital media design, and networking technologies. She is trained as a Cisco Certified Network Engineer and posseses knowledge in web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Actionscript, and the Adobe Suite pack.

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