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Researching UX: User Research by Emma Howell, James Lang

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Chapter 2: Choose an Approach

Once you’ve conducted your kickoff session, stakeholder interviews and desk research, you’re ready to design your research methodology.

The research cycle: design phase

The research cycle: design phase

Designing a research project is easy, if you’ve grasped a few core principles. In this chapter, we’re going to explain those principles, and show you a useful tool to apply them, so you can work out:

  • Which research methods to use
  • How to use different methods together
  • How many participants to include in your research

In addition to choosing the right approach, there’s another big benefit to understanding how to design a research project. When you ...

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