Abby Goodrum

Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University

Dr. Abby Goodrum is Director of Education for the UXPA International and is a professor and the founding chair of a 4-year undergraduate UX degree program at Wilfrid Laurier University. An academic for over 25 years, Dr. Goodrum has also provided UX research and consulting to industry, government and non-profits. Prior to her appointment at Laurier, she held the Rogers Research Chair in News, Media, and Technology at Ryerson University where she was also Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Communication and Design. She has also held faculty positions at Syracuse and Drexel Universities.

My Sessions

UX Education: The Postsecondary Landscape

Waterloo Salon 1-4

Over the past 20 years, the practice of UX has evolved and matured. Has the educational landscape for UX training been able to keep pace? This panel will present a brief look at the evolution of postsecondary UX education and assess where we are today – including university degree programs, certification programs, bootcamps and other […]

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