Can you think of two apps that do the same thing, but one is harder to use than the other? This lack of easiness is a result of bad usability of products.
Good news is, by making some small changes in your product you can really improve its usability. The first step is to identify the usability issues. UX Audits are the cheapest way of finding usability issues in a product.
This course will teach you how to conduct Usability/UX Audit using Nielsen's Heuristic. We will start from the very basics of usability and understand the importance of usability. You maybe a UX practitioner or you might be just starting out, this course is good for anyone who is involved in creating digital products.
You will learn the 10 Nielsen's Heuristics which are the set of rules to create usable digital products. We will cover each heuristic in detail with examples and practical ways to use them.
You will have access to the Bonus Content includes 3 more UX guidelines other than Nielsen's Heuritic :
Bruce Tognazini's First Principles of Interaction Design
Ben Shneiderman's Eight Golden Rules of Interface Design
Donald Norman Usability Principles
You will learn a practical step by step guide on how to conduct a UX audit and the team composition and size.
This course is divided into 5 sections with 4 quiz and 1 practice test.
Section 1 - What is Usability and why it matters
You will understand what makes a product usable. By the end of this section, you will have understood the difference between UX Audit and Usability Testing. This section also has a quiz at the end.
Section 2 - Nielsen's Heuristic Evaluation : 10 Heuristics and their application
In this section, you will know all about Nielsen's Heuristics with practical examples and methods to implement them. At the end, you will have a quiz.
Section 3 - How to Conduct Heuristic Evaluation
What are the practical steps to actually do the UX Audit of a Product. You will learn about the ideal composition of an evalutation team. Do not forget to take the quiz in the end
Section 4 - Closing notes, Goodbye and a Practice Test
Section 5 - Bonus Content
Bonus Content 1 (Video) - More Heuristics for UX Audit
Bonus Content 2 ( Video) - Ebooks and Webinars
Bonus Content 3- The List of Additional Resources