Alex is a native New Yorker who has had the pleasure of creating content, instructional and UX design with a number of New York institutions, including the New York Times, WNET/Thirteen, the YMCA of Greater New York, Knewton and most recently, Scholastic's Educational Technology Group. He believes that great UX design, grounded in cognitive psychology, will continue to change the way we think, communicate and learn. He received his MA in Instructional Design and Technology from Teachers College, Columbia University with a focus on the use of game mechanics in education.
User Experience Design
In this course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective.