Course Description

Credit Validation for Megan Boddum Participants Only

In this course/workshop you will learn about the field of children's user research (with a focus on technology and media) and how you can leverage your background and experience working with children to a new space and industry. Students will gain a deeper understanding of children’s user research implementation and how to best run research. Real world case studies and examples from the children’s technology and media space will be shared.

Students will learn:

  • Implementation strategies
  • How to best approach running research with diverse types of children
  • Strategies for successful research facilitation

This workshop is great for people with experience working with children who are looking for a career change or just wanting to learn a new skill-set to enhance their current practice. Recommend completing the Introductory to Children’s User Research, Technology & Media AND Children’s User Research Design & Methods, Technology & Media prior to this course.


Learner Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of children’s user research implementation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of strategies for successful children’s research implementation
  • Demonstrate how to leverage a skillset in ECE and child development to successful children’s research implementation

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for professionals who work with children and are looking for a different career avenue Teachers, Speech Therapists, Play Therapists, Child Life Specialists, Psychologists, Designers User Research professionals that want to learn more about facilitating research with children, or Children’s product developers/curriculum designers.

Course Materials: Two texts,


Recommended - Some experience in Early Childhood Education or some experience working with children in some capacity.

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Online Self-Paced
Jan 01, 2024 to Dec 31, 2024
Course Format
Course Fee(s)
EDU CV credit (1 units) $79.00
Available for Extension Credit
1 units
Section Notes

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: December 31, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

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