Really good course.
Helped me understand the importance of interviews in making a product
Helped me come up with many ideas for a single problem
gave me a 260 degree view of user experience
Great moments with the professor and really candid, inspiring coursework! I definitely learned what I needed on prototyping but there's extra breadcrumbs everywhere to go the extra mile.
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創建者 Stephanie B•
This course covers A LOT of important concepts very quickly. It's a great introduction to stakeholder maps, conducting field research, ideation, personas, and journeymaps. But the lectures touch on each of these concepts so briefly that I found myself needing to supplement the course material with additional independent research most of the time, especially for the assignments.
The stakeholder map, persona, and journeymap prompts did not provide enough examples. For instance, 2 of the 3 journeymap examples provided were either not legible or not in English. The one that was legible was not a good example because it did not include most of the things we were supposed to show on ours.
Still, the course introduced me to concepts that I needed to learn going into UX that I wouldn't have otherwise known about. Overall the course is quite good, but there is room to expand a bit on the current material and make it even better.
創建者 Philipp U•
Highlight of the course was the interview with the IDEO researcher. It's great that you have actual people from the industry bringing their knowledge to the table, I really liked that.
On the other hand, I think the course was in general too easy compared to the academic level of the previous courses of the specialization. Especially the assignments were not requiring the same amount of work / proof. For example conducting interviews would just require some written summary while previous courses required actually to record a full interview to soundcloud. I think the course was especially missing the assignment on prototyping, which would be really important. It was kindof just skipped and we students were not asked to actually build prototypes. I think the course should be harder and request more effort from the students.
創建者 Lisa P K•
Great modules and videos. The optional learning experience was probably phenomenal but the general class could have been more structured to facilitate learning. It seems there were a lot of lists to shorten the teaching time. There were readings to help but they did not coordinate well with the lists so there is an opportunity for more idea development and deeper understanding for the next version of this class.
創建者 Ngo T D L•
I enjoyed the lecture of Ms. Gerber. She has a very clear-cut way of explanation that truly draws me in. However, some of the concept in this lecture is taught without complete examples, so often time I find myself a little puzzled doing the assignment. Also, I would appreciate more chance to do more assignments to fully master the topic, though I understand the limit of a MOOC. Nevertheless, nice course!
創建者 Maria K•
Good techniques on research. I've taken off one point as while doing your assignments you need to put in mind all the question you need to give an answer to. They are not written while you're entering your answers, only in previous descriptions. It is, thus, easy to forget you need to tell what you might have done differently next time. And if you have forgotten this, a point will be taken.
創建者 Neha J•
The course was nice overall. Informative. The videos couldve been more interactive and a same context should've been used for different technique to better understand everything. I felt that there were times when the assignment and the lessons weren't connected and I had to teach myself everything.
The assignment were great and helped in learning.
創建者 Jannet O•
One of the most challenging course I have ever study with. It was tough and not easy for beginners like me in the field of User Experience: Research & Prototyping. However, It given me more information on the background on being a UX designer and I love it.
創建者 Cecilia P•
This is a basic and introduction course to user experience and prototyping. The projects every week are pretty interesting and useful for you to think like designers. I hope there will be more detailed examples of design techniques in the video.
創建者 Aqeel A•
Nice Course, highly recommended. But not happy with the review process as some people are not giving correct or serious, feedback which cause unnecessary effort on the submissions. Other than that nice course. Good Luck :)
創建者 Joseph K•
This course has helped me understand the methods and techniques used to capture user behaviour, pain points and provide solutions based on the observations. Thanks Elizabeth & Scott for such a wonderful course.
創建者 Elena M•
Excellent practical course. I consider assignments to be more valuable than any lectures, though maybe in this particular course I could welcome a bit more theory and even better — more user case details.
創建者 Jazmín E V•
Quite complete. My only critique is to give a great finale to the course. The quiz was good but I think it could be better. Spite of that, I really enjoyed the course and learned a lot!
創建者 Jared B•
Very good course, as a standalone course, some sections are slightly too short, but the information is great, very useful, nicely presented and works when put into practice. Thanks!
創建者 Shirley W•
This course is more hands-on. I wish more interaction (feedbacks from peer, guidance from mentor) could be added to make the learning experience more fruitful.
創建者 celina o•
Very clear course with many exercices and a good combo with the other courses of this specialisation with the introduction of a different teacher
創建者 Jeffrey K•
As per usual, it takes at least twice as long to complete the assignments than the info. you're given. Peer marking takes a long time too.
創建者 Jaime F V•
I liked a lot when examples are given but I missed going into some deeper thoughts on what are the ways and tools we can and should use.
創建者 Luciana V M•
A primeira semana achei meio fraca, mas aos poucos o conteúdo foi ficando cada vez mais interessante e os exercícios também!
創建者 Stephen B•
Good and engaging. I enjoyed this course and the felt the assignments afforded me the opportunity to internalize the ideas.
創建者 stella f•
Giving me insights of user researches and crazy way of generating ideas. Persona and journey maps are practical.
創建者 Mikaela M•
The best course from this specialization i’ve taken so far, actually teaches you useful techniques you can use
創建者 ZHUO W•
More assignment samples should be given...because it is really easy to sway from the right path for me ...