Feb 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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UX 4021 - UX Senior Project II

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This is the second of three courses in the senior design sequence where students work as an agile team on a significant User Experience (UX) project. Throughout this sequence, each student team must research, analyze, design, and validate a product working alongside a client within an agile framework. The focus of this course will be to create designs based on the project definition, scope, and research conducted in Senior Project I. The work completed in this class defines the work for Senior Project III. Teams meet regularly with the clients and instructor to track project progress and mitigate issues. (prereq: UX 4011 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Ability to self-organize team within an agile framework and demonstrate an agile mindset
  • Effectively communicate within and outside team in both oral and written form
  • Create and manage product backlog, capturing requirements through user stories that describe incremental business value
  • Use both digital and analog tools to conduct research and design product
  • Investigate, evaluate, integrate, and apply technologies and standards beyond previous coursework to support research and design efforts
  • Identify opportunities to conduct further research to validate proposed designs, minimize uncertainty, and use the results to justify design decisions
  • Employ UX processes to develop product
  • Ability to lead and actively participate in design sessions 
  • Create and iterate designs using wireframes, low-fidelity, high-fidelity, and interactive prototypes

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Proficiency in UX research methods and design techniques

Course Topics
  • Team status meetings
  • Running design sessions
  • Oral team presentations

Dr. Nadya Shalamova

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