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ERIC Number: ED564449
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep-9
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
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Understanding Responsive Web Design in Higher Education. ECAR Working Group Paper
Bollens, Eric; Rocchio, Rosemary A.; Peterson, Jill Eleanor; Pollack, Brett; Tirpak, Lori; Ward, Christopher Matthew
This paper is a publication of the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Mobile Strategy and Application Development (MSAD) Working Group. In higher education, nearly every user interaction that takes place on a desktop or laptop browser is also attempted using phones, tablets, watches, and more. As students, faculty, and staff increasingly access campus information via mobile devices and tablets, the need to ensure that campus information and services can be easily and effectively accessed grows. Responsive web design (RWD) applies standards-based technologies to create websites that transform to fit the user's needs and capabilities, considering aspects such as screen size, pixel density, context, bandwidth, and battery life, among others.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR)