Course title
User Experience Design

YOSHITAKE Ryoji Click to show questionnaire result at 2019
Course description
User experience (UX) design is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product, a system and/or services by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction with them. User experience design encompasses traditional human–computer interaction (HCI) design, and extends it by addressing all aspects of a product or service as perceived by users. This course encourages students to learn the UX design process and methods.
Purpose of class
This course encourages students to learn the UX Design process and methods.
Goals and objectives
  1. Explain the background and needs of UX design.
  2. Explain good practices(examples) of UX design.
  3. Set a UX design goal and make a design concept based on appropriate UX researches.
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Orientation: UX design and Human centered design 1
KA Methods
Review the syllabus of this class 30minutes
read textbooks 160minutes
2. Orientation: UX design and Human centered design 2
Interview Methods
review of hand-outs 190minutes
3. Definition of Usability
Scenario Methods
review of hand-outs 190minutes
4. Persona Methods, Journey Map review of hand-outs 190minutes
5. Prototyping and Evaluation review of hand-outs 190minutes
6. Evaluation methods : Usability Test, Heuristic evaluation, Cognitive Walkthrough review of hand-outs 190minutes
7. Design Thinking review of hand-outs 190minutes
8. Photo Essay, Photo Diary
UX Curve, UX Graph 1
review of hand-outs 190minutes
9. UX Curve, UX Graph 2 review of hand-outs 190minutes
10. Human Factors and Ergonomics review of hand-outs 190minutes
11. Examination and review review of hand-outs 190minutes
12. Practice on UX design 1 (Research and Setting a goal) reporting 190minutes
13. Practice on UX design 2(Concept making and prototyping) reporting 190minutes
14. Practice on UX design 3 (Presentation) reporting 190minutes
Total. - - 2660minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Examination Reporting Total.
1. 20% 10% 30%
2. 20% 20% 40%
3. 10% 20% 30%
Total. 50% 50% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Textbooks and reference materials
Textbook 1 : Basics of Design Ergonomics
Textbook 2 : UX Design Textbook
Textbook 3 : Experience VIsion
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Wednesday 16:50~17:30, or send an email
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
About half of the classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicable
Applicable Professor has substantial practical experience in design and ergonomics practice at UX Design Center, IBM Japan.
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
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