Introduction to UX and Accessible Design

Introduction to UX and Accessible Design

Introduction to UX and Accessible Design


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Introduction to UX and Accessible Design

Explore the world of user interfaces and accessible design, and discover how you can start a career as a UX designer.

Learn how to design more accessible user interfaces

User interfaces are the part of technology that connect you to your devices, humans to algorithms – allowing people to take their ideas and turn them into products.

Interfaces are vital to modern technology. But how can we ensure they’re accessible for all users? On this course, you’ll learn from disabled user experience (UX) experts about the issues facing disabled users.

You’ll get to grips with the guidance and regulations covering user interfaces, and learn to master CSS and JavaScript to make easier-to-use interfaces, taking your first steps to becoming a UX designer.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

Explain the role of user experience (UX) and interfaces in design.
Describe the main features of accessible digital UX design.
Compare different types of digital UX design problems.
Describe principles behind accessible website UX.
Explore the accessible design approach.
Explore approaches and stages of accessible design.
Identify the roles and skills needed in the field of accessible interface design.
Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at early-career creative technologists, established technologists looking to extend their skills, as well as professionals from wider fields looking to understand more about accessible design, and the importance and opportunities that user interfaces and creative technologies present.

You might also be interested in the other courses in the Essential Creative Technologies collection from UAL Creative Computing Institute, Lancaster University and the Institute of Coding.