All Weekly Readings

Week 1 - Usability 101: Introduction to Usability (1 of 2)
Usability 101: Introduction to Usability (7 minute read)

Week 1 - Introduction to User Experience Design (2 of 2)
Introduction to User Experience Design (8 minute read)

Week 2 - Project Framework Comparisons: Agile vs. Waterfall vs. Hybrid vs. Lean (1 of 3)
Project Framework Comparisons: Agile vs. Waterfall vs. Hybrid vs. Lean (10 minute read)

Week 2 - UX Process: What It Is, What It Looks Like and Why It's Important | Adobe Blog (2 of 3)
UX Process: What It Is, What It Looks Like and Why It's Important | Adobe Blog (8 minute read)

Week 2 - The Evolution of UX Process Methodology (3 of 3)
The Evolution of UX Process Methodology (11 minute read)

Week 3 - Interaction design: a guide for beginners (1 of 4)
Interaction design: a guide for beginners (19 minute read)

Week 3 - HCI Laws (2 of 4)
HCI Laws (4 minute read)

Week 3 - The Myths of Mobile Design and Why They Matter (3 of 4)
The Myths of Mobile Design and Why They Matter (8 minute read)

Week 3 - Touch Targets on Touchscreens (4 of 4)
Touch Targets on Touchscreens (11 minute read)

Week 4 - Assessing usability with Cognitive Walkthrough (1 of 4)
Assessing usability with Cognitive Walkthrough (14 minute read)

Week 4 - An Overview of Expert Heuristic Evaluations (2 of 4)
An Overview of Expert Heuristic Evaluations (12 minute read)

Week 4 - Design Heuristics Lecture with Scott Klemmer, a Video Playlist (3 of 3)
Design Heuristics Lecture with Scott Klemmer, a Video Playlist (35 minutes in total)

Week 4 - Severity Ratings for Usability Problems (4 of 4)
Severity Ratings for Usability Problems (5 minute read)

Week 5 - UX design: how to conduct usability testing (1 of 3)
UX design: how to conduct usability testing (18 minute read)

Week 5 - 6 Tips for Remote User Testing (2 of 3)
6 Tips for Remote User Testing (12 minute read)

Week 5 - Usability evaluation and analysis (3 of 3)
Usability evaluation and analysis (7 minute read)

Week 6 - Prototyping 101: The Difference between Low-Fidelity and High-Fidelity Prototypes and When to Use Each | Adobe Blog (1 of 3)
Prototyping 101: The Difference between Low-Fidelity and High-Fidelity Prototypes and When to Use Each | Adobe Blog (11 minute read)

Week 6 - Design Scenarios (2 of 3)
Design Scenarios (16 minute read, incl. slides)

Week 6 - How To Create A Low-Fidelity Prototype Like An App Expert (3 of 3)
How To Create A Low-Fidelity Prototype Like An App Expert (11 minute read)

Week 7 - 5 Qualitative Research Methods, a Video (1 of 3)
5 Qualitative Research Methods, a Video (5 minutes)

Week 7 - A 5-Step Process For Conducting User Research (2 of 3)
A 5-Step Process For Conducting User Research (20 minute read)

Week 7 - How to Leverage Thematic Analysis for Better UX (3 of 3)
How to Leverage Thematic Analysis for Better UX (12 minute read)

Week 7 - 7 Alternative User Research Methods (3 of 3)
7 Alternative User Research Methods (5 minute read)

Week 8 - Leveraging Mental Models in UX Design (1 of 3)
Leveraging Mental Models in UX Design (15 minute read)

Week 8 - Don Norman’s Principles of Interaction Design (2 of 3)
Don Norman’s Principles of Interaction Design (8 minute read)

Week 8 - Not Just Pretty: Building Emotion Into Your Websites (3 of 3)
Not Just Pretty: Building Emotion Into Your Websites (15 minute read)

Week 10 - How to Use C.R.A.P. Design Principles For Better UX? (1 of 4)
How to Use C.R.A.P. Design Principles For Better UX? (8 minute read)

Week 10 - How to use typography in UI Design (2 of 4)
How to use typography in UI Design (7 minute read)

Week 10 - How To Make Your Not-So-Great Visual Design Better (3 of 4)
How To Make Your Not-So-Great Visual Design Better (8 minute read)

Week 10 - Accessibility for Visual Design (4 of 4)
Accessibility for Visual Design (9 minute read)

Week 11 - Design Systems and Systems Design — what’s the difference? (1 of 3)
Design Systems and Systems Design — what’s the difference? (5 minute read)

Week 11 - Tools for Systems Thinkers: The 6 Fundamental Concepts of Systems Thinking (2 of 3)
Tools for Systems Thinkers: The 6 Fundamental Concepts of Systems Thinking (7 minute read)

Week 11 - Applying systems thinking in product design (3 of 3)
Applying Systems Thinking in Product Design (9 minute read)

All Weekly Readings