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Learn User Research: Generative

via Codecademy


Learn how to plan and conduct user research, analyze user data, and share research insights by creating a research report.

The first step in creating effective designs is to understand people. In this course, you will dive into generative user research that aid the beginning stages of the development of product and design.

### Take-Away Skills

You'll learn how to plan user research and conduct user interviews, user surveys, and card sorting. After conducting user research, you'll analyze quantitative and qualitative data from the research and create affinity mappings and persons. Finally, you'll create a research report to share findings with your colleagues and stakeholders.

### Miro Partnership
This course was made in partnership with [Miro](, an online collaborative whiteboarding platform used in workplaces around the globe. We’ve integrated Miro into our learning environment to give you an interactive learning experience!

### Notes on Prerequisites

This course does not require any prerequisite knowledge, but it's recommended that you take the [Introduction to UI and UX Design]( course or have an introductory knowledge of UI and UX design.


  • Understanding the User: Learn how to plan and conduct user research and analyze qualitative data.
    • Informational: Welcome to Learn User Research: Generative
    • Lesson: Understanding the User
    • Article: Getting Started with Miro
    • Article: How to Conduct User Interviews
    • Article: How to Analyze Qualitative Data
    • Quiz: Understanding the User
    • Project: Connect Best: User Interview
  • Practicing and Analyzing User Research: Learn how to practice and analyze user research and assemble a research report to share insights.
    • Article: How to Conduct User Surveys
    • Article: How to Conduct Card Sorting
    • Article: Writing a Research Report
    • Article: Creating Personas
    • Project: Connect Best: Research Report
    • Informational: Learn User Research: Generative: Next Steps

Taught by

Nitya Mandyam


4.4 rating at Codecademy based on 127 ratings

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