UX Design_

Evening Short Course

Length of Course: 4 weeks
Next Campus Class Starts: 15 July
Next Stream Starts: 15 July
Course Price: R9 500

Virtual and On-Campus
Monday – Wednesday, 17h30 – 20h30

An introduction to UX Design

A User Experience Designer is focused on how a website **feels**
The responsibility of a UX designer is to make sure a website flows logically. UX Designers are in a way like mini-psychologists, they ask questions that are routed in Behavioural Psychology, in order to understand better what people do when it comes to using digital platforms. They also do what is known as Beta-Testing, so the UX designer can gain a better understanding of how people are interpreting and interacting with the intended communication.

UX is the first step in the creation of a website. The students will gain a deeper understanding into the methodologies used to create and test the User Experience, to enhance the design and provide a better end product for both the client and the end user.

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Course Requirements: 

If you’re on-campus, you’ll need to know how to use a computer but, other than that, just bring yourself, a notebook and pen. We provide the machines and the software.

If you’re virtual, You’ll need to have a computer and know how to use it. In addition you will also need a stable internet connection.

What do you receive with the course?

You will receive an Academy of Digital Arts Certificate of Completion. 

Course Price: R6 600 per student

In this course you will learn the following skills:

The Basics | An introduction to UX/UI | Building usability into your projects | User Stories | Apps and Tools available
UX Research | Requirements Analysis | Contextual Enquiry | Surveys | Card Sorting | Affinity Diagramming | Personas | User Journeys | Scenario Mapping

Wireframes | Creating Wireframes using Balsamiq | Setting up prototypes in Figma

Testing Methods
From eye tracking to timing, working in labs or accessing the user remotely. Testing is all about what the user thinks.

Working UX Into A Project Management Plan | UX strategy in action | Agile | RITE

Course Schedule

Monday – Wednesday, 17h30 – 20h30

Classes on a public holiday will shift to the next available date, arranged by the lecturer.

What are people saying?

See what previous short course attendees have to say

Pierre is an absolutely fantastic teacher. I started actually using the skills I was learning from day one. It is so encouraging to learn in such a practical manner. Apart from being an awesome teacher, Pierre was great fun to be around!

Carla Turner
Designer, Pomegranite

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