Card sorting

Card sorting is a research method used by UX designers, information architects and similar professionals to understand how users view, categorize and label content. It is a cheap, quick and useful way to get your users engaged with your product and get valuable feedback fast.

  • English
  • Last updated Oct 24th, 2017
  • Skill level: Intermediate
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  • 9m 51s on demand video
  • 6 lessons
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  • Watch on desktop, tablet & mobile

What will you learn?


  • What is card sorting
  • At what stage of your project would you use card sorting
  • Card sorting compared against other research techniques
  • Moderated vs unmoderated card sorting
  • Remote vs in-person card sorting
  • The advantages of using screen sharing for card sorting
  • Open, closed & hybrid types of card sorting exercises
  • Tools to help you perform card sorts
  • Helpful books and resources
Who you'll learn with

Ed is a UX Designer with over 10 years experience working with a variety of clients including, Renault, Mastercard, Virgin and more.

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