Designing for Users: Overview of UX/UI

User Experience strategies can improve any product by promoting a user-centered design mentality - ensuring what is delivered will best benefit the end-user. This class is an overview of both User Experience and User Interface Design and outlines how both are core steps to producing excellent digital products. This class will introduce different steps and aspects of designing websites and apps incorporating good UX/UI.

This is an introductory class. No experience in design or software needed.

Barbara Puccio | Crux Manager
Barbara is the manager of Creative and User Experience Group, with a passion for UX and user-centered design.

Jen Hubbard | Crux Web Designer
Jen designs digital experiences for the Duke community that both usable and delightful.

This class will be hosted via Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom link a day before the class. Attendance will be taken and the session will be recorded

About Course


  • UX/UI Definitions, Goals & Best Practices
  • Research & Discovery
  • User Testing
  • Ideation and Brainstorming
  • Mapping/Diagramming workflows & Wire framing
  • Tips for User Interface (UI) design


  • Teach the importance of integrating UX and user-centered design UI into all projects to deliver a product that benefits the end-user.

This class is part of our UX/UI Design Track

See the whole track

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