Course Outlines

Designing for Mobile Applications — WEBD 2675

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 2.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 1.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 1.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course explores the basics of interface and interactive design for common mobile devices and tablets. It focuses on the use of designer friendly software to create and distribute simple mobile apps. Use of the design process and layout principles are stressed. Prerequisites: WEBD1032 Interactive Design Fundamentals, or equivalent HTML and CSS experience
  2. Course Effective Dates: 1/12/15 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Address interactivity and user feedback issues
    2. Analyze existing mobile apps
    3. Analyze layout and composition considerations
    4. Apply layout elements and principles
    5. Create flow charts
    6. Create informational/educational app
    7. Create promotional app
    8. Create simple app game
    9. Create storyboards
    10. Demonstrate device testing
    11. Describe usability testing
    12. Design wireframe plans
    13. Develop a production plan
    14. Develop artist concept screens
    15. Develop flow charts
    16. Develop storyboards
    17. Develop troubleshooting techniques
    18. Discuss the elements of app design
    19. Identify delivery methods
    20. Identify device parameters
    21. Identify operating systems
    22. Incorporate audio files
    23. Incorporate dynamic content
    24. Incorporate graphics
    25. Incorporate interface considerations
    26. Incorporate text
    27. Incorporate touch screen interaction
    28. Incorporate video files
    29. Research a variety of mobile app creation software
    30. Use mobile app creation software
    31. Utilize CSS 3
    32. Utilize Html 5
    33. Utilize design process
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted