Card sorting

  • language-icon Created with Sketch. English
  • date-icon Created with Sketch. Published on Oct 24th, 2017
  • level-icon Created with Sketch. Intermediate
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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.

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  • 9m 51s on demand video
  • 6 lessons
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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

With over 10 years experience in the UX Design industry, Ed brings a wealth of knowledge to the course material on Having delivered for clients such as Renault, Nissan, Mastercard, Virgin and more, Ed has experienced the entire design process from user research, UX strategy and quantitative analysis all the way through to iterative design, execution and user testing. is a place where Ed can share what he's learnt with anyone who's looking to learn something new about user experience design and change their career.

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