Course description

Learn how to conduct, synthesize and share qualitative research with design and product teams. Discover the differences between quantitative and qualitative research and explore common research methods used in product and agency environments. Gain hands-on experience writing research plans, preparing discussion guides and conducting user interviews. Synthesize these findings and develop themes and a strategic direction based on the data.


Students must enrol in all four courses in the User Experience (UX) Design program at the same time.

Please contact CE Registration Services to register. 

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XUXD 10001 - Fundamentals of UX Design with a minimum grade of D

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Section title
UX Design Research
ON - Online
Mar 11, 2024 to May 05, 2024
Schedule and Location
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Course Fee(s)
TXUX non-credit $1,099.00
Reading List / Textbook

Hall, E. (2013). Just Enough Research, A Book Apart Publishing (ISBN-10: 1937557103, ISBN-13: 978-1937557102).

Goodman, E., Kuniavsk, M. & Moed, A. (2012) Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner’s Guide to User Research. Elsevier ( ISBN-10: 0123848695, ISBN-13: 978-0123848697).

Gray, D., Brown, S. & Macanufo, J. (2010). Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers. O’Reilly. (ISBN-10: 0596804172, ISBN-13: 978-0596804176).

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Section Notes

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