Responsive Web Design: Creating Content for Better User Experience

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According to the leading news and information resource site Mashable 2013 is the year of Responsive Web Design (RWD). In simple terms, with RWD, the on-screen content automatically changes layout depending on the screen size and resolution it is being displayed on. RWD brings a huge advantage – we can create content that is not only accessible across multiple devices but also appropriately altered for a better viewing experience. This is where RWD fills the gap.

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When I Develop Device-Agnostic Content, Should I Develop for The Lowest Form Factor?

Origin Learning

In this light, responsive web design (RWD) came into being, which adeptly rearranges the layout of a webpage (the number of columns, the appearance of images, font sizes etc.) A RWD aims to enhance the browsing experience across devices being used by emphasizing on compatibility, flexible images, fluid grid and minimum scrolling. Though device agnosticism and RWD are not absolute opposites, most times, web designers have to strike the right balance between the two.

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The 3 mindsets of m-learning

E-Learning Provocateur

Responsive web design may render my argument moot – but only when rapid authoring tools adopt the protocol, enabling Average Joe to implement it. m-learning apps Bring Your Own Device BYOD BYOT experience experiential learning iPad iPhone learning M-Learning’s dirty little secrets mlearning mobile mobile learning pull push responsive web design RWD smartphone tablet training One of my most popular posts of last year was M-Learning’s dirty little secrets.

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Square pegs and round holes: How to make e-learning more mobile responsive

Saffron Interactive

Mashable has already declared 2013 as a responsive web design year , and rightly so: responsive web design for e-learning courses is something of a specialty at Saffron Interactive! Ethan Marcotte was the person who coined the term “Responsive Web Design” in 2010 on his “A book apart” website. Since then many of the best projects have been developed using his Responsive Web Design techniques.

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Adaptive versus Responsive Design

Obsidian Learning

Responsive design is an approach to web page creation that makes use of flexible layouts, flexible images and cascading style sheet media queries. The goal of responsive design is to build web pages that detect the visitor’s screen size and orientation and change the layout accordingly.” [ 2 ]. Google recommends using RWD over other design patterns. One of the benefits of RWD is that you’ll only need to maintain one version of your site instead of two (i.e.,

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

An API is basically a web-based application’s interface that allows other applications to interact with it to provide improved or added functionality to their users. It allows track informal learning experiences such as playing games and simulations, and also real-world activities (such as visiting web sites, attending conferences, etc.) It is an evolving programming language that could lead the future of mobile web.

Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

There are actually three primary methods leveraged when creating content for multiple devices: [Fluid] Responsive (RWD). In May 2010, Ethan Marcotte coined the term “Responsive Web Design” (RWD) in an article he wrote for A List Apart where he suggested using a fluid grid system to enable webpages to “respond” to the device viewport.

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Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

There are actually three primary methods leveraged when creating content for multiple devices: [Fluid] Responsive (RWD). In May 2010, Ethan Marcotte coined the term “Responsive Web Design” (RWD) in an article he wrote for A List Apart where he suggested using a fluid grid system to enable webpages to “respond” to the device viewport.

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Hospitality Industry and E-Learning Technologies – Some Experiences and Insights

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The courses were web-based and compatible with all popular operating systems. To address this concern, we utilized Responsive Web Design (RWD) while creating the e-courses. RWD ensures that the course automatically resizes itself and adjusts to the capabilities of the viewing device. Adoption of e-learning technologies provides a definite competitive advantage for businesses today in all the leading industries of the world.

What is #responsivelearning and why should I care?

Xyleme

Have you heard of Responsive Web Design (RWD)? Characteristics of RWD include flexible layouts and media, accessibility, and device-appropriate content. RWD promises to help companies future-proof their content and deliver more mobile learning experiences faster and better. We are beginning to see some responsive learning outputs; however, these have been created by web experts (expensive, custom engagement), so maintenance will be tough and costly.

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What is Responsive eLearning Design: Myth Busters

SHIFT eLearning

It is the buzzword amongst web designers, website developers, and content creators. In Responsive Web Design (RWD) , the on-screen content realigns itself automatically depending on the size and resolution of the screen it is being displayed on. See: 50 Examples of Responsive Web Design “Responsive” is IN. And it is time eLearning professionals learned it as well. Your learners have access to a host of devices with different display capabilities.

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Giving ‘em what they want: Exploring what Modern Learners want from an LMS

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Modern LMSs are employing technologies like Responsive Web Design (RWD) and touch-friendly screens to provide learners an enhanced user-experience on any device of their choice. With RWD, it is now possible to create interfaces that are compatible with different devices and suitably alter themselves as per screen size and orientation. Some users may not have uninterrupted internet connections, and so they may not be able to access a web-enabled learning solution.

Technology-aided learning: Changing the game in Organizational Learning

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By employing technologies like Responsive Web Design (RWD) and touch-friendly screens modern LMSs provide learners an enhanced user-experience on any device of their choice. With RWD, it is now possible to create content that is not only compatible with multiple devices but also suitably altered for viewing across varying devices.

Go Mobile or Go Home

Association eLearning

Mobile responsive (responsive web design)- “Responsive web design (RWD) is an approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing and interaction experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones)”- Wikipedia. According to Statista.com , “As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4%.

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6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

mLearning Revolution

This is why I’m excited about Responsive Web Design (RWD) and why I believe it makes perfect sense as the future of Learning Design in the 21st century because it takes all of these trends into consideration. Here are some more reasons why Responsive Web Design makes sense in Learning Design: 1. The Web. Learners will access your learning in the same way they have in the past, through a web browser, and by using the device of their choice.

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6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

Bottom-Line Performance

A major part of designing for mobile devices is something called Responsive Web Design—and the ideas behind RWD are integral to the Mobile Mindset. I even talked to a gentleman after our presentation at ATD TechKnowledge who said his team uses Adobe Muse to build web pages for eLearning. If you attended ATD TechKnowledge this year, then you might have seen a session about this new thing called The Mobile Mindset.

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The Future of Learning is Not Training

The Performance Improvement Blog

Responsive Web Design (RWD) will be the buzzword for 2017. (This post was co-authored with David Grebow.). Instead of jumping off the January 1 st starting line, we decided to wait and see what other people are predicting for corporate training and learning in 2017. Here’s a partial list from our 2017 Crystal Ball Scorecard: The New Year will bring a wider adoption of mLearning. All companies will be dong more microlearning.

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Go Mobile or Go Home

Association eLearning

Mobile responsive (responsive web design)- “Responsive web design (RWD) is an approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing and interaction experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones)”- Wikipedia. According to Statista.com , “As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4%.

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Responsive E-learning Development – What, Why, and How

CommLab India

Before we see what responsive e-learning is, we need to understand what Responsive Web Design (RWD) means. Responsive Web Design (RWD) is a web technology paradigm that facilitates the development of websites that adapt to the varying screen sizes of different devices – from Smartphones to desktop computers and provide an optimal viewing experience. Responsive e-learning is the application of RWD to the creation of online training material.

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How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

Over the years, Adobe Flash-ActionScript and HTML-JavaScript-CSS based development have been used as two of the main approaches for websites and other front-end web-based applications. Support of Responsive Web Design (RWD). It is a free web editor for Flash to HTML5 conversion.

Responsive Design: The Solution for Training on Any Device

CommLab India

Responsive design or Responsive Web Design (RWD) is a technology that aids the creation of websites that are ‘responsive’ to the screen sizes of different devices, from desktops to mobiles. Responsive design is web-based; this means learning will be accessible through a single URL. It eliminates the need to create separate web and mobile modules for an e-learning course, which makes it easier to update and maintain content. . Why responsive design?

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Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

Second Life ReadyGo Web Course Builder Desire2Learn Learning Environ. RWD Info Pak Articulate Harbinger Knowledge Pro. Skillsoft Cornerstone OnDemand RWD Technologies I don't know if I've seen this reported by the eLearningGuild , but their reports showed some interesting information about satisfaction levels reported by members on course authoring and rapid eLearning tool satisfaction levels.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. However, HTML5 is supported and has matured at a fast pace, providing an alternative platform to deliver rich multimedia content over the web.

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Kapp Notes

They blog, contribute to wikis, and design instruction for a 3D virtual environment as well as create web sites for mobile learning devices. In Fall 2009 (this semester) we had over 10 companies on campus recruiting our students including RWD Technologies , Kodak , Tyco Electronics and Geisinger Health System.

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