Responsive
Design

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Why You Should Care
In today’s multidevice world, customers access sites on smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. Whether using responsive design, adaptive design, or creating separate site experiences, organizations need to support user tasks and create usable designs regardless of device. So how do you make a website that is usable, no matter what device your customers have in front of them?
What’s important when adapting designs for different devices, screen sizes, input styles, output styles, and contexts of use?
What content makes sense?
How should navigation change across screens?
What should be the same and what should be different?
Topics that will come up
• Usability for responsive web design and other approaches to designing websites for multiple devices and screen sizes
• What is the same and what differs among devices: desktop, tablet, and phone
• Responsive, adaptive and device-specific design
• Unified usability guidelines that hold on any device
• Content strategy: What content to include, add, or remove
• How layout changes impact content prioritization
• Presenting content across devices • Designing for different input types: mouse vs. touch
• Navigation across devices
• Interaction flows across devices
In this day-long seminar we discuss unifying usability guidelines that apply regardless of device (smartphone, tablet, or desktop), as well as how to enhance and tailor user experiences by device. We also analyze the usability of popular responsive, adaptive, and mobile design patterns.