training refers to the acquisition of UX-related knowledge, skills, and competencies

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UX Bootcamp--worth it or not for a beginner?

How much use can one get out of a 10-week intensive UX Design bootcamp? (40-hours/week, 2-3 portfolio pieces, resume/job placement help afterwards) With no prior tech experience, can you expect to ...
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UX for full stack developers [closed]

Does anyone have any idea for the 'must know' subjects(in high level) that a software developer must know and understand when he working on a user interface? The reason im asking is that im a PM in my ...
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Any Free UX Training Opportunities? [closed]

As someone looking to break into the UX world are there any free opportunities to get hands on with UXD work out there. If this were photography, we could find people who are desperate for ...
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Training for Developers, QA and other R&D resources

Our organization plans to have a mandatory mass training program for all associates of R&D (around 1500 people) and we are currently evaluating trainers. The courses offered by vendors have very ...
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How much value does Human factor's CUA certification hold for a Senior web developer? [duplicate]

I am working as Senior web developer with 5 years of experience. I also create wireframe mockups and have good experience in photoshop. I am looking to pursue HFI's CUA certification. Is this ...
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Should training videos be within a web application or linked off?

I work on a ongoing web application project and my managers would like to have training videos on how to use the application. They want the videos to link off to a separate site so that our customer ...
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Improving communication with UX Designers [duplicate]

What is a good book (or series of articles) to read that would teach me the basics of breaking down the design of a page. You see, whenever I see a webpage that looks great, I don't know how to ...
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What are some resources for activities / games to teach User-Centered Design? [closed]

I am building a workshop to teach User-Centered Design. The target audience is people who want to integrate UCD into their software development process. What I am looking for is activities and games ...
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How Many Screenshots Are Too Many

At what point am I offering too many screenshots? I am working a redesign of my company's help guides - these guides are mostly centered around our hosted mail services. How to set up Outlook, set up ...
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What UX training or conferences do you recommend? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recommended UI/UX conference in Europe? I'm looking to attend a training/conference or two this year and would like to hear your feedback on any events you've attended ...
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What guidelines are there for programmers wanting to learn UI skills?

Design and programming seem to be two different disciplines. But as a programmer myself, I really want to have some UI skills too. But I feel at a loss because delving into a different industry can ...
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What training opportunities are there in the UK for UX research? [closed]

I'm looking for a short (2 days maybe) training course in the UK (preferably London or South East) on how to conduct great depth interviews for UX type research. What courses are there out there that ...
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Testing with new vs. experienced users

A bit of backstory first: I'm setting up a usability test involving electronic medical records (EMRs). The test has to follow some draft testing guidelines (long pdf) set up by the National Institute ...
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Why should the star rating be before the review text box form?

I was wondering how can I rate something before I wrote a review on it. what is the best solution to avoid extremely or bad rating on something, Is it to put the rating after writing the review? ...
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Nielsen Norman seminars: also for non-web developers?

I am contemplating going to week of seminars by Nielsen Norman in Amsterdam later this month. However, I'm starting to get some doubts how web-focussed these seminars are. For instance, the ...
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What are the best UX seminars in USA, for beginners? [closed]

I am pretty new to the whole UX realm of things and I am in the process of hiring an employee to manage the UX of the e-commerce sites I own. I know it's necessary to get a UX employee since I have ...
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usability training sessions

I have been asked to run a 0.5 day training course into 'usability' for a client and I am trying to distil all my years of experience into something non-rambling and simple; something that captures ...
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Recommended training/conferences for UX designer?

We would like to invest in a couple of our team members to give them training in UX and GUI design. I realize UX is a fresh and rapidly changing field, which is why I'm hoping to get some advice ...
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Are there PhD topics for user experience?

What topics in user experience can have areas to do PhD in?
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Where can I find the dates and places for UX training courses? [closed]

I would like to take a professional training of UX and will be glad to know how and where can I find the right dates and places for such events.
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What should we ask from a Usability Trainer to identify if he is right for Training us?

This looks a bit odd but we have been identified to get training on Usability and we have to talk with some of the Usability trainers who could provide us training. On the basis of meeting up with ...
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What's your favorite book on UX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Must-read User Interface Book? Books can be on user experience, user interface, and/or usability.
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How valuable is studying cognitive psychology for UX?

I am starting my second year in grad school and thinking about what to study. One thing that I know is good to have a grasp of is cognitive psychology. But I would like to get someones perspective. ...
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Ideas for UX workshops? [closed]

I've recently been asked to come up with some ideas for workshops or activities that can be used with both internal and external clients to capture ideas and requirements and allow the project ...
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How the profession handles career-starter questions? [closed]

The "Where should I go to school" question comes up so regularly on IxDA and (already!) on UXExchange, there's clearly a need for this info. Do educational instututions not answer this need? Do they ...
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Assessing MA programs in US and UK [closed]

I am looking for good MA programs in HCI or Human Factors with HCI in the US or UK. I have found many programs but am finding it difficult to assess how good each program is. Can anyone offer advice ...