Learn UX

Have you ever wondered what UX is and how you can apply it to your projects? The User Experience and Design Services Team has put together a collection of resources to learn more about UX.

These lessons will help you:

  • Understand what UX is and how it fits into the product and software lifecycle
  • Learn the different parts of UX and how and when to use them
  • Tools that can help you along the way
  • Resources to expand your knowledge of user-centered design

Unit One - User Research

Want to make better products? Learn how to use UX research to better inform your projects and build user-centric designs that truly delight your users.

Watch the training

UX Foundations: Research from LinkedIn Learning

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Unit Two - Information Architecture

Find how your users think about the world, and transition those lessons to your product’s navigation, content classification, and layout.

Watch the training

UX Foundations: Information Architecture from LinkedIn Learning

Unit Three - Interaction Design

Step through the foundational processes and techniques required for interaction design.

Watch the training

UX Foundations: Interaction Design from LinkedIn Learning

Unit Four - Prototyping

Learn the basics of prototyping. Discover how to build prototypes that allow you to test and validate your UX designs.

Watch the training

UX Foundations: Prototyping from LinkedIn Learning

Common Tools:

Axure XP

Adobe XD

Unit Five - Usability Testing

Run your own basic usability testing to find out just what your users need from your website, application, or device.

Watch the training

UX Foundations: Usability Testing from LinkedIn Learning

Unit Six - Accessibility

Learn how to incorporate accessibility into your design process and make your next web project more accessible to all people, including those with disabilities.

Watch the training

UX Foundations: Accessibility from LinkedIn Learning

Learn more on the Yale Web Accessibility website

Unit Seven - Design Thinking

Watch the training

IBM Design Thinking free course

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Recommended Books

  • Don’t Make Me Think - Steve Krug
  • The Design of Everyday Things - Don Norman
  • 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about People - Susan Weinschenk

Online Resources