Hands-on UX Project: Conduct Research & Card Sort for the GoTogether App

Learn and practice essential UX Research skills in a live-streaming, collaborative workshop. Work on a real project, with step-by-step guidance from expert instructors.
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

Get hands-on experience with essential UX research methods.

In this collaborative, live streaming workshop, you’ll learn and practice some new UX Research skills and tools with Expert Researcher Michele Ronsen from Curiosity Tank and Joe Formica of Bitesize UX. You’ll take on the role of Lead Researcher for GoTogether, an app that helps friends find great outdoor activities and events to do together. We’ll learn and practice a variety of research methods to directly improve the experience of this app, while getting some experience with essential UX research skills, like conducting and analyzing a card sort.
When, and how to use secondary research, card sorting, and collaboration to create better experiences
How to analyze and interpret quantitative research findings
How to make recommendations for product improvements based on research insights

We'll Create

A report detailing research findings and recommendations
A professional portfolio piece to showcase your skills & process

Who is this for?

UX Beginners
Who want to learn and practice new UX research methods
Designers-in-Training
Who want to build new skills and create an impressive UX research portfolio project.

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Step-by-Step Workshop Agenda

Complete an awesome project with hands-on guidance from an expert instructor

Welcome!
Get started with an introduction to some of the skills and tools we'll be using in the workshop
Get our project brief
We'll talk about our project, GoTogether, and what we're trying to accomplish
Brainstorm Content
Collaborate with classmates to generate content and research ideas for the GoTogether app
Learn and Conduct Secondary Research
You'll learn how to conduct great secondary research, and then put it directly into practice!
5 Minute Break!
Chill out, grab some water, and stretch before we jump back into the project!
Card Sorting Deep Dive
We'll learn and practice how to conduct a card sort and organize your research data
Synthesize your research
We'll take findings from our card sort, and learn how to synthesize data to create recommendations for improvement
Next Steps
Learn how to keep up the momentum, show off your work, and continue practicing your new UX research skills design
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Reviews and Compliments

Here's what other designers had to say about this workshop

"Amazing experience for beginners"
4.8/5
"I'm a beginner in UX research and was a little nervous going in. I felt really comfortable the whole time, and had so much fun challenging myself with this new material. Thanks for making these so simple, welcoming, and HELPFUL"
Anna
Designer-in-Training
"Made me a better designer and researcher in just a few hours"
4.8/5
"This workshop had so many practical lessons and activities...stuff that I could actually use in my day-to-day work. Using OptimalSort was amazing because I got experience with a real research tool as if I was working on a real project. Time flew by, and I feel like Joe & Michele made every minute count."
Alexa
UX Beginner
"So helpful to work on the same topic in real-time with other designers ."
4.8/5
"I liked that the workshop didn't overload us with information about UX research, but instead gave great in-depth information about what we would be focusing on in the hands-on portions. Collaboration was awesome and really well facilitated"
Jeff
Bootcamp Grad
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

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