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Friday, September 24 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm
From the Workplace to the Classroom: Teaching User Research

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As the UX industry grows, more opportunities to train new generations of researchers are emerging. Experienced practitioners with full-time jobs now make up adjunct professor or instructor positions in graduate programs, bootcamps, and online learning programs. But why should UXers branch out into teaching, on top of full-time work? This panel will bring together a number of adjunct professors, lecturers, and educators in the UX domain, to help explain why.

Together we’ll review the following:

  • Backgrounds
  • How to get started
  • Overview: masters programs, certificates, guest lectures, conferences/smaller events
  • Goal setting/What does success in teaching look like?
  • Challenges & Successes
  • Overall Tips- pay, rights to content, etc.

Speakers
avatar for Grace Phang

Grace Phang

Professor, User Researcher, NYIT, Liberty Mutual
Grace Phang is a user researcher at Liberty Mutual with a passion for inclusive design, mixed methods, and leading diversity initiatives. Prior to Liberty, she worked for the Tufts spatial cognition lab, examining origami and paper engineering. With her sister, Grace co-founded a... Read More →


Friday September 24, 2021 4:15pm - 5:00pm EDT
5 - Liberty (Career)
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