Module Title:   Design for Mobile Content

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-0359D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 6

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Film & Media

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Computing, Informatics and Media (Bradford Media School)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Mr David Robison

Additional Tutor(s):   Mr Jules Pagnadisso

Prerequisite(s):   EM-0103D

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
To learn how to create and deliver multimedia content on mobile delivery devices such as PDAs, mobile phones, wearable computers, and their future derivatives.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Module delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and laboratory workshops. Students are expected to spend 100 hours on the project comprising a proto-type mobile application, a final application and a proposal/presentation. Supplementary assessment is a mobile application proposal, presentation and project.

Lectures:   10.00          Directed Study:   170.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   5.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   15.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate an understanding of the key interaction and usability issues when designing for mobile devices.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate the ability to use at least one method of delivering media content and applications to mobile devices.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

research technical developments in a rapidly changing industry.

  Other form of assessment   20%
 
  Prototype Application and proposal for main project
  Other form of assessment   50%
 
  Main mobile application project
  Coursework   30%
 
  Presentation/Usability evaluation
  Other form of assessment   60%
 
  Supplementary Assessment - mobile application project
  Coursework   40%
 
  Supplementary Assessment - Proposal and Presentation

Outline Syllabus:
Mobile technology`s historical development; the technical means by which content is delivered to wireless hand held devices will be investigated; current limitations and possibilities of handheld browser technologies; usability and design issues for mobile devices.

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