UX Design Foundations: Navigation, Layout, and Content

Designers who want to learn how to design navigation layout and content components to provide an effective user experience

Prerequisite
none

Expected Duration
84 minutes

Description
A positive and effective user experience is crucial to the success of an application. In this course, you’ll learn about implementing effective navigation and layout, incorporating media elements, and using advertisements effectively for optimum user experience. You’ll also explore different navigation models and solutions, as well as effective home page, category page, product page and shopping cart design. You’ll also learn about the design of effective form solutions.

Objective

Navigation

  • start the course
  • describe a plan for navigation as part of a UX solution
  • define UI navigation types and design tools
  • describe a plan for responsive navigation as part of a UX solution
  • describe different navigational models including entry and exit points and escape hatches that can be implemented as part of a UX solution
  • distinguish between menu structures according to tasks, audience, or categories
  • Site Maps, Hyperlinks, and Search

  • use a site map in a web site design to optimize user experience
  • describe the guidelines for implementing hyperlinks in a web site for an effective user experience
  • configure for effective search functionality
  • Designing for Content

  • describe design and content considerations for a home page that provides an effective user experience
  • describe the five-second home page test to assess user experience
  • describe design considerations for a category page that provides an effective user experience
  • describe design considerations for a product page that provides an effective user experience
  • describe design considerations for shopping carts and checkouts that provide an effective user experience
  • describe design considerations for long form content that provides an effective user experience
  • describe design considerations for help and FAQ pages that provide an effective user experience
  • Actions and Commands

  • describe how to present actions for an effective user experience
  • Designing Forms

  • describe design considerations for web forms
  • describe guidelines for creating effective web forms
  • describe considerations for designing form fields that optimize user experience
  • describe how to manage form errors in a way that doesn’t negatively impact user experience
  • Media

  • describe considerations for effective use of media in an application
  • describe considerations for effective use of photos in an application
  • describe considerations for managing photos and files in applications
  • describe the considerations for balancing advertisements with content in a way that doesn’t negatively impact user experience
  • Practice: Designing a Navigation Layout

  • design navigation, layout, and content components for an effective user experience
  • MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

    $129/month
     

    ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

    $1295/year

    Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.