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

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UX 4031 - UX Senior Project III

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits

Course Description
This is the third 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 work closely with clients and team to execute work completed in Senior Project II. The work completed in Senior Project III will culminate in a final presentation of work completed in Senior Project I, II, & III, focusing on achieved business value. Teams meet regularly with the clients and instructor to track project progress and mitigate issues. (prereq: UX 4021 )
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 minimize uncertainty and use the results to justify design decisions
  • Identify, track, and mitigate technical and process risks
  • Verify and validate that product functions as expected
  • Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities related to product and make informed judgments that account for global, economic, environmental, and/or societal contexts
  • Communicate appropriate project aspects in a public forum with a focus on business value

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

Course Topics
  • Team status meetings
  • Senior Design Show presentation (final exam week)
  • Oral team presentations


Dr. Nadya Shalamova

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