User Experience (UX) Conceptual Model Design
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User Experience (UX) Conceptual Model Design

Learn the secret of intuitive design: Design a great conceptual model.
3.5 (44 ratings)
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651 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 8 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to create a conceptual model
  • How to connect a conceptual model to the users' mental models
  • How to decide on major user objects
  • How to describe the attributes, actions, and views of major user objects
  • How to create a navigation model diagram
Requirements
  • Some experience in the design of technology, such as websites, software, apps, web apps, mobile apps is assumed.
Description

Design a great user experience (UX) by first designing a conceptual model.

Why are some websites, software, apps, and devices easy to use and others are not? Why do users like some products and reject others? Designers of products that are easy to use know the secret -- They design a conceptual model of the product that matches the target audience's mental model of how it should work. In this course you will learn the secret of how to create a conceptual model. 

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              Some examples of what's in the course: 

  1. How to create a conceptual model

  2. How to connect a conceptual model to the users' mental models

  3. How to decide on major user objects and their "views"

  4. How to use your user research map out task flows and screen flows.

  5. How to make critical conceptual model decisions before you wireframe or prototype a single screen

  6. How to make sure that the conceptual model of what you design fits the users' mental models

  7. The critical components of navigation design

  8. Quizzes throughout the course to test your knowledge

  9. Exercises throughout the course to practice what you are learning

  and much, much more! 

           

Get started right away. You don't want to delay learning the secret of using a conceptual model to create products that are a delight and easy to use. 

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Who this course is for:
  • User Experience Professionals, Product Managers, Product Designers, Web Designers
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 01:28:02
+ About Mental And Conceptual Models
2 lectures 23:08

This lesson explains what conceptual model design is, and the relationship between mental models and conceptual models.

Preview 12:16

Test your knowledge with this quiz.

Mental & Conceptual Models
4 questions

This lesson covers the 3 parts of a conceptual model and discusses Information Architecture.

Three Parts of the Conceptual Model
10:52
+ Navigation
2 lectures 11:03

This lesson covers navigation decisions.

Navigation
11:03

Evaluate the navigation design of a product. Send us your result and we will give you feedback.

Exercise: Evaluate Navigation
1 page
Navigation
5 questions
+ Objects and Views
2 lectures 13:37

In this lesson we explain how the why and how of choosing objects and views for a conceptual model design.

Objects and Views
13:37

Practice making object decisions for a case study project. Send us your results and we will give you feedback.

Exercise: Create an Object Map
4 pages
User Objects
5 questions
+ Mapping User Tasks and Screenflows
4 lectures 33:14

In this lesson we show how to map task and screen flows.

Mapping Task and Screen Flows
09:44

Practice creating a screen flow diagram for a case study.

Exercise: Create A Screen Flow Diagram
1 page
Screen Flow Diagrams
5 questions

In this lesson we walkthough some examples of products with conceptual model design problems.

Conceptual Model Walkthroughs
23:30

Here is a summary guide for the course. If you are planning on taking the UX Design Certificate Exam, then you will want to be sure you know the answers to these questions.

Study Guide For The UX Design Certificate Exam
1 page