Introduction to UX Design

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About this course

Explore the principles of user experience design. Learn how to use Adobe XD to quickly create prototypes for new product ideas, then apply your new UX design skills to integrate digital product design and prototyping projects into your curriculum.

Design and prototyping encourages students to innovate and develop product ideas through an intuitive and impactful digital format. Integrate design and prototyping across the curriculum - for example, students could prototype a new mobile app idea for a pitch deck - and help students to expand their digital literacy while learning key content objectives.

What will I learn?

  • How utilising user experience design can produce positive outcomes for you and your students

  • Best practices and principles for iterative design and prototyping

  • The technical skills to create your own product designs and prototypes with Adobe tools (with support from expert digital media educators)

  • How to apply your new skills to integrate UX design into your curriculum

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at all educators working in primary, secondary or higher education. No prior experience with Adobe tools or digital media technologies is required.

How long is the course?

The course runs for two weeks, starting on Monday September 24th, 2018, and should take about 10 hours to complete. All coursework must be submitted by Friday October 19th, 2018.

What will it cost?

Enrollment and course completion certificate are FREE!

What software/technology will I need?

What will I receive when the course ends?

After successfully completing this course, you’ll receive a digital badge and course certificate that states that you have completed 10 hours of professional development.

About Adobe Education Exchange Courses

Each week of an Education Exchange collaborative course includes:

  • Design and instructional theory content, innovative and tailored for educators

  • Interactive live class session taught by expert educators

  • Hands-on creative assignment with personalized feedback from instructors and other educators

  • Reflective learning journal best practice

  • Community collaboration and discussion

Live Class Information

This course will include two live classes, which take place on the following days:

  • Class 1 on Thursday September 27th, 2018

  • Class 2 on Thursday October 4th, 2018

Each class will take place three times; once in each of the following time zones:

  • AEST (Sydney) from 7pm - 8pm

  • GMT (London) from 7pm - 8pm

  • CDT (Chicago) from 7pm - 8pm

If you can’t make the live classes for whatever reason, don’t worry - all three iterations of each live class will be recorded and available to view here.

Please note that this course was formerly titled 'Product Innovation & Prototyping in the Classroom', and is a repeat of our earlier course with the same title.


Freddie Clarke

Greg Hodgson

Adobe Education

Sjaani van den Berg

Jason Carthew

Herbert Dunmore

James Field

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Course Workshops
Week 1: Introduction to experience design and prototyping for your curriculum. Learn how the course is going to work, then get started using Adobe XD to create innovative product prototypes.
Week 2: Deeper dive into user experience design with Adobe XD. Going beyond the basics with Adobe XD. You’ll explore a product prototyping project for use in your own classroom, and further develop your digital skills.
Achieving Accreditation In this section, we'll wrap up the course, complete the steps and move towards graduation.
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