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User Researcher Learning Path
Part 1: Foundation (2 courses)
These foundation courses provide an excellent introduction to UX design and are recommended for everyone.
Part 2: User Researcher Beginner (2 courses)
Get equipped to run your own user research projects and learn how to make them matter inside your organization.
Part 3: User Researcher Advanced (2 courses)
Take your research career a step further by learning how to carry out accessibility tests and to perform user research in AR and VR environments.
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