04.01. Basics of user research
Learn the theoretical and practical basics of user research, set up a research plan and evaluate the results.
01. What is user research?
What is research, what is it for? Learn the basics and when to use each research method.
A Comprehensive Guide To UX Research
When to Use Which User-Experience Research Methods
First Rule of Usability? Don't Listen to Users
Becoming a UX Researcher: What Skills You’ll Need
You Are Not the User: The False-Consensus Effect
02. Quantitative and qualitative studies
I am sure you are familiar with quant and quali. Learn the difference between these studies types in order to know when to apply them.
Quantitative User-Research Methodologies: An Overview
Quantitative Research: Definition, Methods, Types and Examples
Qualitative Research: Definition, Types, Methods and Examples
Best Practices for Qualitative User Research
03. Generative vs Evaluative
When you need to research on a topic of information it is necessary to know whether you want to go deeper and learn more about this topic, or on the contrary, evaluate what you already know.
Understanding Generative Research Methods
Generative Research: Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful Study
Evaluative Research: Definition & Methods
Formative vs. Summative Evaluations
Hybrid Research: The "Just Right" Mix of Generative and Evaluative Insights
04. Attitude and behavioral research
Attitudinal research methods give us insights into the user's feelings, opinions or needs, while behavioural research methods provide us with real, manifest and tangible interaction.
05. How to create a research plan
Knowing the theoretical basis of the research we can proceed to create a research plan in order to have an aligned vision for the whole team and stakeholders.
Project Management for User Research: The Plan
The UX Research Plan That Stakeholders Love
06. What should be the sample size for my research?
One of the pillars of the research and one that gives so much to talk about. Subtopic dedicated to answering the question: How many users/participants do I need for my study?
Getting started finding the right sample size
What sample size do you really need for UX research?
Why you only need to test with 5 users (Explained)
How to find the right sample size for a usability test
07. How to get users for our research
User research without users is not research. Learn how to recruit suitable users for your studies.
The Basics of Recruiting Participants for User Research
How to use Screening Questions to Select the Right Participants for User Research
How and Why to Recruit Backup Participants (aka “Floaters”) in User Research
08. How to analyze research data
Once you have all the data, the analysis part comes into play. Learn to model your quantitative or qualitative data and understand the patterns that are generated in front of you.
Communicating User Research Findings
Turning Complex Data into Compelling Stories: A 5-Step Process
Writing Effective Reports and Presentations
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