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The Complexities of Developing Accessible Web Content for Mobile Devices

  • Richard Hancock

Abstract

This paper is concerned with the development of accessible mobile content and the complexities that arise during this process. The paper gives an overview of the popularity and advantages of mobile devices before tackling the issues surrounding content development, particularly within an educational context. The paper concludes with an overview of an application that was developed for higher education students within a UK college that had a mobile counterpart, allowing the artefact to transcend the typical desktop environment.

Keywords

Mobile Phone Mobile Device Smart Phone Content Development High Education Student 
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© Vieweg+Teubner | GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Hancock
    • 1
  1. 1.UK

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