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Advance Your Skills as a User Experience Researcher
Design effective user experiences by building a solid workflow and developing a deep understanding of your goals and target audience. From user experience research fundamentals to design thinking, this learning path will give you the tools you need for sharpening your UX research and strategy skills.
Learn the fundamentals of UX research and analysis.
Explore interviewing and card sorting methods to help gather feedback and iterate design projects.
Discover how to implement design thinking principles to your design research and project flow.
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 customers.
1h 9m • COURSE
UX Research Methods: Card Sorting with Amanda Stockwell
Explore the fundamentals of planning, executing, and analyzing a card sort. Learn how to prepare your content, select and screen participants, analyze data, and more.
40m 47s • COURSE
UX Research Methods: Interviewing with Amanda Stockwell
Learn the fundamentals of a core UX research method—interviewing—that can help you better understand the needs of your users.
35m 22s • COURSE
Design Thinking: Understanding the Process with Chris Nodder
Learn what design thinking is, where it fits into user experience, how the process works, and what it can help you achieve.
41m 56s • COURSE
Design Thinking: Implementing the Process with Chris Nodder
Get a practical guide to implementing design thinking in your organization: who to involve, what activities to perform, and how to prototype better products.
46m 23s • COURSE
You'll learn UX research skills with these experts
Amanda Stockwell is president of Stockwell Strategy, a UX research practice focused on lean research methods.
Amanda also focuses on integrating user knowledge with business goals to create holistic product strategies for businesses large and small. She has focused most of the last decade on finding innovative ways to understand end users and embed that knowledge into an overall process. She has led teams that provide research, design, and UX strategy services, and frequently writes and speaks about her experiences. She has a human factors background and an engineering degree from Tufts University. Follow Amanda on Twitter @MandaLaceyS
Chris Nodder is a user researcher, UX fiend, interaction design specialist, and author of Evil by Design.
Chris is a user researcher and interaction design specialist. He is the founder of Chris Nodder Consulting LLC, an agile user experience company that helps large organizations and lean startups build products that users love. He was previously a director at Nielsen Norman Group and a senior user researcher at Microsoft. He has an M.S. in human computer interaction and a B.S. in psychology.
Chris enjoys spreading the word about user-centered design. Aside from his work coaching Fortune 500 clients, he has presented on user experience topics at conferences all over the world. He writes about agile user experience research and design techniques at QuestionableMethods.com and is the author of Evil By Design, a book that describes the persuasive techniques that companies use to draw us in. He encourages you to participate at its accompanying web site, evilbydesign.info.