UX Studio

This UX Studio program is an introduction to user experience (UX) design. Participants will learn the principles of UX design, including user research, prototyping, and usability testing. Participants will also learn the history and disciplinary roots, as well as the current state of the profession and the practice of UX strategy to create wireframes and prototypes. The course will culminate in a final project where participants will apply what they have learned to design a user-centered product.

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  • What is the program about?

    Each week participants will be introduced to an aspect of user experience design, organizational strategy, or delivery mechanisms for user experience projects. Through online materials and videos, the core aspects of UX strategy will be discussed. Online participation and assignments will allow participants to dive deeper into areas of user experience design and its place in the modern organization. With organizations placing a greater emphasis on the overall user experience, this course will connect participants with case examples and people who are actively involved in designing innovative and creative experiences in order to give them a view of the greater profession.

    The UX Design Studio Program at the Wond'ry is a comprehensive educational initiative designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the field of User Experience (UX) design. The program focuses on strategic thinking, problem-solving, and advanced design methodologies to foster innovation and excellence in UX design.

  • Program objectives
    • To provide participants with a deep understanding of UX design principles, methodologies, and strategies.
    • To empower participants to apply UX design strategies to real-world challenges and business contexts.
    • To instill a user-centric mindset and design thinking approach among participants.
    • To foster innovative thinking and problem-solving skills in the field of UX design.
    • To facilitate effective communication, collaboration, and presentation skills for design professionals.
  • Who may apply?

    The program is open to Vanderbilt students, staff, faculty, and alumni, with diverse interests including:

    • Participants seeking to enhance their knowledge and career prospects in UX design.
    • Innovators and entrepreneurs interested in understanding the role of UX design in product development
  • Contact
    If you have any questions, contact cecilio.ponce@vanderbilt.edu

The program will re-open for application in Fall 2024.

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