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National Ladies Learning Code Day: Intro to User Experience (UX) Design

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  • 21/09/2019 - 21/09/2019
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    6hrs of learning
  • Pay what you can
  • Geotab
    2440 Winston Park Dr
    Oakville, ON, L6H 7V2
Why learn about UX design?

With great design comes great responsibility. User experience (UX) design isn’t just about creating pretty or functioning websites - it’s about creative solutioning and trying to make people’s lives and experiences better.

As designers, we need to remember that we aren’t designing products for ourselves, but for other people. Being a UX designer allows you to work with and problem solve for a variety of different people, and empathy plays a huge part in this.

During this collaborative learning experience, we’ll explore the difference between UI and UX, and how they work together. We’ll walk through the design cycle; including discovery, user testing, and user personas. Learners will also have a chance to experience different UX methods through hands-on exercises, including building physical and digital prototypes.

Prerequisites:

None! This workshop is designed for beginners.

Who Is This Workshop For?

Our Ladies Learning Code program offers female-identified and male-identified, trans, and non-binary adults hands-on, project-based learning experiences that are designed to give beginners the skills and confidence they need to become digital creators. Ladies Learning Code programs tackle the tech gender gap one positive, empowering learning experience at a time.

Our workshops, courses and meetups are open to adults of all ages and genders but are designed to be a space where women explicitly are welcome to learn. Workshops cover everything from introductory HTML & CSS, to WordPress, Python, Ruby, artificial intelligence, web design and more. They are especially popular and successful because of our high ratio (4:1 in most programs!) of learners to mentors at every experience, which is only possible because of overwhelming support from the communities in which we operate.

What's Included

  • 4:1 student-to-mentor ratio with an awesome lead instructor!
  • Great venue with a fun, social and inclusive learning environment
  • Catered lunch. Yum! We'll try our best to accommodate any dietary restrictions (no promises).
National Ladies Learning Code Day: Intro to User Experience (UX) Design

Pay what you can

What Do I Need To Bring?

You must bring your own laptop for which you have administrative permissions

Please remember to bring your own powercord. A mouse can be handy too

You may be required to download some free software. After you sign up, we will email detailed instructions.

Note: If you do not have a laptop to use during the duration of the workshop, we have a limited quantity that we can loan out. The option to borrow a laptop will be included in your order form when registering.

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