Center for Publishing
Mobile Media Platforms and Practices
The explosion of mobile devices is transforming the nature of digital publishing. U.S. users are now spending the majority of their time consuming digital media within mobile applications, primarily smart phones. In this course, students will examine the challenges of creating a compelling mobile experience while delivering content to a multitude of devices and screen sizes. The role of the mobile web vs. apps and the use of video and animation to enhance the reading experience will also be explored. Students will learn what to consider when crafting a mobile-first content and marketing strategy, integrating mobile and social, and developing mobile commerce. Students will also gain an understanding of any legal implications of mobile content and marketing efforts. By the conclusion of the course, students will have examined all the key issues in developing a long-term mobile strategy and learned best practices in developing and marketing content via mobile devices.