CIW is the world’s fastest growing vendor-neutral internet skills training and certification program for students and professionals. The CIW User Interface Designer course introduces strategies and tactics necessary to design user interfaces, with particular emphasis on creating user interfaces for mobile devices. User Experience Design (UXD or UED or XD) is the process of enhancing user satisfaction by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction between the user and mobile apps and websites.
This certification focuses on knowledge of specific development techniques and strategies. Students who earn this certification will have a deep knowledge of user interface design.
The CIW User Interface Designer course prepares candidates to take the CIW User Interface Designer exam, which, if passed, earns the individual the CIW User Interface Designer certification.
Students are provided with the following resources:
Official Course manuals – covering the entire syllabus.
eLearning resources – access to movies, course review questions, exercises and flash cards.
Virtual Labs – Virtual labs are designed to teach, in an engaging manner, about the most important, cutting-edge concepts in Web design.
Exam Study Guide – condensed study material on the specific skills objectives you need to master for the exams.
Exam Pre-Assessment and Practice Exams.
Topics covered in this Course
Introduction to User Interface Design
What Is User Interface Design?
Evolution of Web User Interfaces
Current Trends in Web Design
Web Design Project Management
Collaborative Web Design
User Interface Design Process
Choosing a Web Design Methodology
Creating a Web Site Vision Statement
Creating and Implementing a Web Site Strategy
Creating a Web Site Specification
Publishing a Web Site
Creating Word Lists and Mood Boards
Creating a Site Map
User-Centred Web Design
User-Centred Web Design
The Cognitive Psychology of Web Design
Personas and Usability
User Interface Design Principles
Web UI Design Principles
Visual Design Principles
Colour, Typography, Layout and Wireframing
Colour, Typography and Layout
Wireframes and Mock-ups
Responsive Web Design
Why is Web Site Navigation So Important?
Site Structure, Directory Structure and URLs
Primary and Secondary Navigation
Navigation Conventions and Principles
Designing and Developing a Professional Web Site
Why is Prototyping So Important?
User-Centered Web Design
User Interface Design Patterns
Optimizing the look and feel of a Web site
Constructing a Professional Web Site
User Interface Libraries
Web Content Management Systems
Additional Web Development Tools
Web Hosting Services and Domain Names
Site Publishing, Maintenance, Security, and SEO Strategies
Making Sure a Web Site is ready to be published
Maintaining a Web Site
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
SEO and Written Site Content
SEO and Mobile-Friendliness
SEO and Metadata
Once you successfully pass the programme, you will receive a Diploma in User Interface Design from CMIT.
You may optionally take exams to receive CIW Certification. This is a computer-based multiple-choice exam which may be sat when students have completed the course. Exam fees are not included in Course Fees.
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