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User-Centered Web and Application Design (2 Days)

at UX 4Sight - Des Plaines

Course Details
$996 10 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Oct 07, 9:00am - Oct 08, 4:00pm Central Time (2 sessions)

Next start dates (3)

Des Plaines, Suburbs
2200 E Devon Ave
At Patton Dr
Chicago, Illinois 60018
Purchase Options
Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 15

What you'll learn in this ux class:

Our UX design course helps UX designers establish a user-centered design process.

Course Outcomes

  • Master the design process for web, application, and product design, and recognize the difference between good and bad UX design.
  • Learn UX design processes and deliverables like UI design, prototyping, wireframes, and information architecture.
  • Get hands-on experience designing with software tools like Sketch, Adobe, and Invision.

We offer individual and bundled course pricing. (This course is an individual offer.)

Bundled pricing is the discount pricing you get for buying all 3 courses (Total of 5 days) <please click here>). It includes lower course pricing, free certification exam, and free shipping of course materials!

Course Outline

Good vs. Bad Design

  • Deep dive into the dofference between good design vs bad design.

Mental Models & Conceptual Design

  • Defining Mental Models
  • Defining Conceptual Design
  • Designer Challenges

Principles & Heuristics

  • Fitts’ Law
  • Hick-Hyman’s Law
  • Miller’s Law
  • Heuristic Evaluations
  • Nielsen’s Heuristics

Information Architecture

  • Defining Information Architecture
  • Gap Analysis
  • Content Audit
  • Taxonomy Development
  • Metadata Creation

Navigation & Wireframes

  • Defining Navigation
  • Navigation Types:
  • Primary: Drill-Down, Persistent
  • Linier: Sequential, Direct Access
  • Search: Simple, Advanced, Faceted (Parametric)
  • Navigation Components

Interaction Design & Prototypes

  • Defining Interaction Design
  • Interaction Design Best Practices
  • Defining Prototypes
  • Prototype Types:
  • Execution: Paper Prototype, Clickable Prototype
  • Structure:  Horizontal Prototype, Vertical Prototype
  • Permanence: Throw-Away Prototype, Evolutionary Prototype
  • Fidelity: Low Fidelity, High Fidelity
  • Prototyping Tools Comparison

Visual Design

  • Defining Visual Design
  • Visual Design Characteristics
  • Eye Movement Patterns
  • Gestalt Psychology Principles


  • User-Centered Design
  • Design Thinking
  • Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Agile Development
  • Waterfall Vs. Agile Development
  • Design Sprints
  • Minimal Viable Product (MVP)

Web Standards

  • W3C
  • Pattern Libraries
  • Style Guides


  • Defining Accessibility
  • Importance of Accessibility
    • It’s Good Business
    • Benefits Everyone
    • Moral Component
    • It May Be the Law
  • US Law on Accessibility
  • Assistive Technologies
    • Visual
    • Auditory
    • Motor
    • Cognitive
  • Universal Design
  • Color Blindness
  • W3C Standards
  • WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria


  • Exercise: Mental Modals
  • Exercise: Heuristic Evaluation
  • Exercise: Wireframing
  • Exercise: Clickable Prototype
  • Exercise: Visual Design
  • Exercise: Accessibility Audit

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
You may cancel up to 10 days before the first class of 3 begins for a full refund. This way we do not incur the cost of printing your course materials. After the class, we are confident that our expert instructors and curriculum will increase your knowledge of user experience (UX) best practices. If after attending all classes, performing all our exercises, and passing our certification exam, you do not have a better understanding of UX best practices, then UX 4Sight will refund your money.


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Start Dates (4)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD 2 $996
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Oct 08 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Abdul Suleiman, Kevin Gilsdorf & Melissa Luther 2 $996
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Nov 11 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Abdul Suleiman, Kevin Gilsdorf & Melissa Luther
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD 2 $996
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Jan 14 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD 2 $996
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Feb 11 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD

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