Free UX Design Curriculum

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Learn UX design with this free curriculum covering the best techniques and methods like user research, personas, prototyping and wireframing

Learn User Experience (UX) Design - Free Curriculum | Springboard

What is UX design?

This learning path is acurated from UX design courses, videos and resources from across the internet, organized into a logical sequence that a beginner can follow.

Take a moment to think about you favorite website or mobile app or electronic device. What makes you love it? Is it really intuitive to use? Did it feel familiar the first time you used it? Maybe it even has an uncanny way of knowing what you’ll want to do next? Odds are, a user experience (UX) designer spent hours researching and designing it so you could have a seamless experience.

UX design is a combination of tools, methods, and frameworks with which you can solve design problems in a methodical way while focusing on the users of a product or service.

Why learn user (UX) design?

UX design is hot. Demand is high, as are average salaries, as companies continue to focus on users and creating better experiences for them. You will learn to understand how customers think about a product or service. If you can get inside the minds of the people you design for, your designs will be that much more powerful.

What will you learn?

By the end of this free online UX course you will be fluent in the language and process of UX design. You will learn about what it encompasses, and how it relates to other disciplines. We'll cover:

  • design research methods
  • user centered design techniques
  • interviewing users in real-world situations
  • creating personas to define users
  • deliverables a UX designer is expected to produce

Each topic has modules to teach you and best practices. In this learning path, we covers techniques, methods, and best practices, but not specific tools.

Who is this free UX course for?

Aspiring designers, product managers, engineers, entrepreneurs... really anyone wanting to learn about UX! This learning path is designed to be accessible without having a previous background in the field.

For those of you looking to pursue UX as a career, check out our UX design course bootcamp with 1:1 mentorship and career coaching.

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About the author
General Assembly, Instructor
Julia, General Assembly, Instructor

Julia loves learning and is especially passionate about User Experience design. While she has a college degree or two, she has always gone the untraditional route and believes in learning for the joy of it. She currently works full time as a senior UX designer as well as teaches courses about design and runs a UX book club.

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