Intro to the Design of Everyday Things

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Udacity online courses
Udacity gives students the opportunity to create hands-on projects that can be put into their portfolios and used to demonstrate their skills to future employers. You'll have a personal coach who helps provide feedback on your assignments and projects to assist you in reaching your goals and staying on track in your online classes. Throughout your education experience, you'll be able to track your development, complete in-class projects, have access to interactive exercises and videos and ...
Udacity gives students the opportunity to create hands-on projects that can be put into their portfolios and used to demonstrate their skills to future employers. You'll have a personal coach who helps provide feedback on your assignments and projects to assist you in reaching your goals and staying on track in your online classes. Throughout your education experience, you'll be able to track your development, complete in-class projects, have access to interactive exercises and videos and earn a verified certificate at the end of the course as proof of all that you've learned. You'll be learning from knowledgeable professors across various schools and parts of the globe. Learn about computer science from Dave Evans, an instructor at the University of Virginia, or delve into app development with Samantha Ready, a Developer Evangelist at Salesforce.com.

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Sciences & Technology
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Course Description

Everyone designs. Design occurs anytime you deliberately change an environment to make things better. When you decide what seat to take in an auditorium you’re designing your experience. When you rearrange the furniture in a room or draft an email, you’re designing. This course provides a summary of key concepts from the first two chapters of The Design of Everyday Things (Revised and Expanded Edition, November 2013) by Don Norman. It’s intended to be enjoyable and informative for anyone curious about design: everyday people, technical people, designers, and non-designers alike.
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9/10 starsCompleted
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5 years, 2 months ago
A fun, short introduction to design of objects. My main complaint is that the course is quite so short and yet they want you to do fairly involved final project. The size of final projects should be proportional to the amount of material and effort put into the class before the final project. A course with only 8-9 hours of material shouldn't have a 7+ hours on a final project.
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4 years, 2 months ago
The main instructor is a GOD of design. Udacity has rebuilt their messaging system to have a nicely functioning forum which this class is using.
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