Introduction to Web and Mobile Usability

The Introduction to Web and Mobile Usability training course instills an understanding of best practices in designing experiences for desktop and mobile web applications.

The course begins with a study of usability theories and design principles, then explores how usability can be prototyped and tested for better results.

The Introduction to Web and Mobile Usability course concludes with a discussion on mobile usability and how techniques differ for screens of different sizes.

Course Summary

Purpose: 
Learn how to improve the usability of your website.
Audience: 
Experienced web designers looking to improve the functional aspects of their web site through usability practices.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Workshops are instructor-led lab-intensives focused on the practical application of technologies through the facilitation of a project-related lab. Workshops are just the opposite of Seminars. They deliver the highest level of knowledge transfer of any format. Think wide (breadth) and deep (depth).

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Duration: 
2 Days
Productivity Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, you should know:

  • User Centered Design Basics
  • Usability Process
  • Usability Testing
  • Mobile Usability
  • Mobile Performance

What You'll Learn

In the Introduction to Web and Mobile Usability training course, you’ll learn:

  • An Introduction to Usability and User Centered Design
    • Understanding Key Concepts and Benefits
    • Understanding Design Principles
    • Common Control Types
  • Web Usability Case Studies
    • Understanding the Key Components of a Usable Website
    • What Not to Do in Usability
    • Examples of Good and Bad User Experiences
  • The Usability Process
    • Requirements Gathering
    • Prototyping
    • Wireframing
    • Interactive Prototypes
    • Usability Testing
    • How to Conduct a Usability Test
    • How to Analyze and Incorporate Feedback
    • When to Conduct a Usability Test
  • Usability for Mobile
    • Mobile Design Patterns
    • UX for Mobile Best Practices
    • Optimizing for Touch
    • Mobile Content Strategy
    • Adaptive Content
  • Enhancing Usability with HTML5 and CSS3
    • HTML5 Form Elements
    • HTML5 Semantic Markup
    • HTML5 Audio and Video
    • Geolocation
    • Media Queries
    • CSS3 Transforms, Transitions, and Animations
  • Usability and Performance
    • Performance and User Expectations
    • How to Enhance Performance

Meet Your Instructor

Eve

Eve has been focused on web and curriculum development since college, where she studied user interface design and usability. Since then, she has consulted as a project manager and coder to deliver interactive web applications, from e-Learning portals to mobile apps.

Well-versed in HTML5, CSS3 and other front-end technologies, Eve has lent her interface and training skills to the redesign of the Partner Portal for Microsoft, and to the roll-out of a new call center application for 1-800-...

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Kamren

Kamren has a love of all things front-end and has enjoyed bringing his 10+ years of web development experience into each class he teaches. Recently Kamren has been working with a leading insurance company as a senior developer of front-end architecture and mobile web application design. He was instrumental in shaping their front-end development team and leading the company into single page application development. Before that, Kamren had the privilege of being the first Sun Certified Ajax instructor. And a few years...

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