Kent State’s School of Information to Host Professional User Experience Design Workshop

Kent State faculty and area professionals from Fortune 100 companies to facilitate training

Kent State University’s School of Information is offering a User Experience Fundamentals workshop to introduce user experience design to working professionals.

The noncredit workshop will provide formal training to those who work in the field of user experience design, as well as those hoping to transition into the field or augment their existing careers. The sessions will take place over two days, splitting time between learning from seasoned user experience designers and practicing those concepts with hands-on activities. Kent State faculty and area professional from domestic and international Fortune 100 companies. Attendees will gain insight into industry best practices as well as the user experience design process, creating deliverables to reinforce their knowledge along the way.

User Experience Fundamentals will take place on Feb. 4-5, 2019, on the university’s Kent Campus. Attendees will receive a certificate upon completion of the workshop and be able to put into practice their new thought processes and skills to support and advance their careers.

Those who are interested in registering for the workshop can do so at www.kent.edu/uxworkshops.

About Kent State University’s User Experience Design Program

With its proven academic excellence and network of accomplished industry professionals, Kent State University’s School of Information helps those who are eager to gain experience in the user experience profession. The school’s workshops also aim to introduce nontraditional students to Kent State’s online Master of Science in User Experience Design program.

Kent State's 100 percent online Master of Science in User Experience Design program is one of the nation's most established online graduate user experience programs, with  150 concurrent students and a 90 percent retention rate. The User Experience Design program provides core user experience principles and concepts while addressing advanced topics to meet the demands of the growing user experience research and design fields. Learn more about the master's degree program at www.kent.edu/iSchool/master-science-user-experience-design-concentration.

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Media Contact:
Laura Andrews, landrew2@kent.edu, 330-672-4492

POSTED: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:55am
UPDATED: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:57am