CMSY-169 Mobile Design and Development Principles - Howard ...

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Updated
:

11/07/11

1

COURSE OUTLINE

CMSY
-
169

Mobile Design and Development

Principles

3

Credits

HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE


Description

The p
rinciples and attributes of mobile website and application development are unlike any other approaches on
the market and are considerably different from its desktop predecessor. This course provides an overview of the
basic principles and theory behind mob
ile development. Key topics covered will include design functionality,
design marketing, phone platforms
,

and mobile operating systems. Students will receive a firm understanding of
how to create a development strategy, address the mobile context, how to d
ecide which of the multiple mobile
development types is best for a customer
,

and how to create a user experience for it. Students will utilize these
core principles to design and
implement both a mobile website
and basic mobile application
.

(3 hours weekly
)

Overall Course Objectives



Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.

Define mobile ecosystem.

2.

Compare mobile to traditional media like print, television
,

and the Web.

3.

Explain unique benefits of the mobile medium.

4.

Explain the different
types of mobile applications,

and

their pros and cons.

5.

Discuss the different types of context and how mobile devices can address specific contexts.

6.

Discuss mobile information architectur
e, mobile design, future of
mobile
,

and its challenges.

7.

Analyze the co
re technologies of mobile web development.

8.

Create a user
-
centered, context
-
based mobile strategy.

9.

Compare mobile web applications to applications written specifically for particular mobile platform.

10.

Utilize techniques for dealing with mobile browser incons
istencies and bugs.

11.

Design and develop a mobile web site. Visit a site from a mobile device and run a series of tests.

12.

Create iPhone mobile application.

13.

Discuss accessibility issues, recommendations, technological challenges, and correction steps.

14.

Analyze

the concepts of creating and using mobile web.

15.

Discuss the new possibilities
of mobile web development and its limitations.


Major Topics


I.

A Brief History of Mobile

II.

The Mobile Ecosystems

III.

Designing for Context

IV.

Developing a Mobile Strategy

V.

Types of Mobile A
pplications

VI.

Mobile Information Architecture

VII.

Mobile Design

VIII.

Mobile Web Applications Versus Native Applications

IX.

Mobile Web Development

X.

iPhoneWeb Applications

XI.

Adopting to Devices and Supporting Devices



Updated
:

11/07/11

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Course Requirements



Specific criteria, assignments, an
d activities for evaluating student mastery of objectives will be described in the
class syllabus.


Other Course Information


This course is
an

Interne
t

and a
Business

elective.