Heuristic Evaluation

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  • date-icon Created with Sketch. Published on Nov 13th, 2016
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Heuristic evaluation is a common, cheap and quick research method that's been a part of the UX process from the very beginning. In this course, we'll be breaking down what it means, why it is an effective research method and how you can get started using it.


  • 9m 20s on demand video
  • 4 lessons
  • Certificate of completion
  • Watch on desktop, tablet & mobile
  • Download and watch offline

What will you learn?

  • What is heuristic evaluation
  • When does this happen in the project
  • Benefits and disadvantages of heuristic evaluation
  • How many times can you evaluate a product with heuristics
  • Benchmarks of heuristic evaluation
  • Documenting the data effectively
  • Presenting the data back to the business
  • How does this evaluation inform the rest of the design process
  • Alternatives to heuristic evaluation
  • The difference between heuristic evaluation and user testing

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 UXClub.com. 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. UXClub.com 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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