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Mobile Web Design using jQuery MDIA 4340

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course introduces the fundamentals of creating mobile websites using the jQuery Mobile framework — a JavaScript library that makes it easy to create websites that render correctly on a variety of mobile devices, including iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad), Android, Blackberry, PalmOS, and others. Students will explore the basic structure of a jQuery Mobile page, how to implement commonly-used page components like headers, footers, toolbars, buttons, lists, dialogs, form controls and multi-column layouts. Additional topics include the jQuery Mobile navigation model, managing transitions between pages, using themes, and responding to touchscreen events like tap and swipe. NOTE: You should own or have access to at least one mobile device (smartphone or tablet) for this course.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$670.14

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of MDIA 4340 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 39224

Duration

Tue Sep 13 - Tue Nov 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 39224
  • $670.14
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Mary Anne Conforti

Course outline

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Cost

$670.14

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. You will be expected to meet assignment deadlines according to the schedule on the course outline and directions of the instructor.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate how to apply the principles of HTML5 and CSS3 to mobile websites
  • Describe how a mobile application page structure is built
  • Construct a mobile user interface using elements such as buttons, toolbars, and sliders
  • Classify and demonstrate where lists are to be used for data display, navigation, form results, and data entry
  • Apply multi-page interfaces with transitions
  • Demonstrate how to create and apply modal dialogues for interface interaction
  • Describe how to develop forms for mobile applications
  • Illustrate how to handle mobile touchscreen events such as tap, swipe, and so on
  • Describe how to deal with page orientation on mobile devices
  • Evaluate the importance of jQuery Themes in interface design

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

Mobile Web Design using jQuery (MDIA 4340) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Web Technologies
    Certificate Part-time

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