Responsive Course Design - An Adaptive Approach to Designing Responsive m-Learning

Ivan Madjarov

Abstract

The ubiquitous availability of a wide range of Internet connected mobile devices makes possible to dedicate small amounts of spare time for mobile learning. The limited screen size makes current mobile devices quite hard to visualize multifaceted web pages, so this kind of content could be adjusted to meet the device needs. CMS-based websites, in general, are designed for large screens and when users go online with mobile phones, smartphones and tablets they feel some discomfort. The usability and user experience may be reduced when interacting with learning platforms that are not optimized for such features. A possible solution has arisen with recent advances in Responsive Web Design specifications. This adaptive web design technique advocates a single self-adaptive interface and avoids thereby multiplication of information sources and technical supports and promotes the possibility to design adaptive e-Learning courses and adaptive e-Learning mobile applications. In this paper we discuss about the possibilities of Responsive Web Design technique to adapt a learning content compared to an adaptive service-based approach to design responsive learning contents for m-Learning usage.

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Madjarov I. (2016). Responsive Course Design - An Adaptive Approach to Designing Responsive m-Learning . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-179-3, pages 275-280. DOI: 10.5220/0005782802750280


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu16,
author={Ivan Madjarov},
title={Responsive Course Design - An Adaptive Approach to Designing Responsive m-Learning},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2016},
pages={275-280},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005782802750280},
isbn={978-989-758-179-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Responsive Course Design - An Adaptive Approach to Designing Responsive m-Learning
SN - 978-989-758-179-3
AU - Madjarov I.
PY - 2016
SP - 275
EP - 280
DO - 10.5220/0005782802750280