People Interact

Blog about people-centered design by Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas.

Review of Course – User Experience Fundamentals for Web Design summer nears, I am looking into several professional development courses to prevent “brain drain”.  In perusing the offerings of MOOCs (massive open online course), I was greatly disappointed by the lack of UX focused material.  I found courses to be either overly generic or heavy on the programmer/designer /technology side.  Nothing really appropriate for a librarian interested in UX stuff.

However, I recently came across Sarah Hawk’s review of a UX course offered by Hawk’s gives a detailed and honest review of the User Experience Fundamentals for Web Design course including a list of pros/cons.


  • Videos are short and concise, in digestible chunks.
  • Information is well backed up with explanations, studies, and examples.
  • The karaoke-like transcript highlighting makes following along and taking notes easy.


  • There is no variation in the slides, which becomes monotonous after a while.
  • At times things feel a bit rushed, as if Chris is trying to fit too much content into a limited length video.
  • So much information is given that it is hard to retain and remember key points.

To read the rest of Hawk’s review, visit the UX Mastery site.


One response to “Review of Course – User Experience Fundamentals for Web Design

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