Our course provides research-based guidelines, practical advice and practical examples. Improve your website with our industry-leading one day Information Architecture Design (IA) UX training course.
Introduction to Information Architecture Design
What is information architecture design, the steps required in designing an information architecture and the tools required.
Introduction to Card Sorting
A background to the process of card sorting. We will be determining the cards and elements to be included in the tests for an efficient card sort label and description design. We will run through some practical exercises to clarify the process.
Finding and Recruiting Participants
The options for recruiting participants for an effective card sort. We will run through the recruitment screening process and scheduling options.
Facilitating a face-to-face card sort + Moderation Guide
You will run your own card sort exercise and act as a moderator with some real users.
Online Card Sorting: Creating a card sort using OptimalSort
We will set up and run a live session with Optimal Sort with some live users.
Analysing your card sorts + Finalising the Information Architecture
We will show you how to evaluate an IA and report on the results of a card sort + show you some example report templates.
Who is the course for?
The user experience design and testing course is ideal for anyone involved in managing digital projects or digital assets. Typical job titles include: User Experience Designers, Information Architects, Interaction Designers, Usability Engineers, Graphic/visual Designers, Interface Developers, Content Writers and Business Analysts.
What is the workshop format?
A fast-moving, interactive, but structured training session covering the topics outlined in the programme. This workshop is designed to appeal to different learning styles, with an emphasis on active participation. The workshop includes many practical exercises that allow you to practice what you have learned straight away. You will be encouraged to ask questions and to contribute to the workshop.