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MDIA 4311 - Responsive Web Design

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

In this course, learners examine the basics of Responsive Web Design. Students compare and contrast responsive design with other approaches to multi-platform and device design, and are introduced to testing tools (emulators/simulators) for various platforms that could be targeted and use these tools to validate their work. Learners also develop a wireframe for a responsive website and create a simple responsive website based on a site they previously designed using flexible grids, flexible images, and CSS3 media queries. Students will then adapt this site so that it functions well on desktop, mobile, and tablets thus creating a fully responsive Web design conversion.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1205, MDIA 2205, and MDIA 3201 or equivalent

Credits

3.0

Cost

$631.95 - $643.96 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 39945

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Mary Anne Conforti

Course Outline

Cost

$643.96

Notes

  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.

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Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 80946

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 24 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$631.95

Notes

  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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Review the background leading up to the development of Responsive Web Design
  • Describe the concept and techniques of Responsive Web Design
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the Responsive Web Design approach
  • Evaluate work on different platforms and with various screen resolutions
  • Identify design challenges posed by various mobile and desktop platforms and resolutions
  • Plan out a responsive website at various resolutions
  • Prepare and demonstrate the use of flexible grids, flexible images, and media queries
  • Identify specific issues related to the use of flexible grids and flexible images
  • Create a basic site using Responsive Web Design
  • Demonstrate a full knowledge of Responsive Web Design principles

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