The course will assume knowledge and experience with web standards at the level of IMT1291 Web design.
After successfully completing this course, the students will know the characteristics, including the limitations and possibilities of modern smartphone devices. They will also have knowledge about how the open web standards and technologies is adapted to - and can be used to present information on modern smartphone and tablet devices. The students will also know more about the key accessibility challenges that users of small-screen devices face, and how to design web-based user interfaces for these kinds of devices.
After completing this course, the students will be able to participate in a range of projects where creating, adapting or evaluating solutions for small-screen mobile devices is involved.
LecturesLaboratory workNet Support LearningMandatory assignmentsProject work
Student will work individually to solve exercises throughout the course, but will also be required to provide constructive feedback to their peers in order to qualify for the final exam.
Lecture notes, e-lectures and other types of e-learning material will be offered through Fronter. Communication between the teachers and the students, and among the students, will be facilitated through Fronter.
Written exam, 3 hoursEvaluation of Project(s)
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
The course will have internal and external examiners both on projects and written exam.
English translation dictionary.
Mobile Technologies - From Telecommunications to Media, Routledge, 2009. ISBN 978-0-415-87843-2
The course will require access to a smartphone or a tablet device that includes a web browser and supports the current web standards and open formats. GUC have a few devices that the students may borrow, but for the best possible learning outcome the students are asked to bring their own devices.
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