70.108 Introduction to App Design and Mobile Computing

Introduction to App Design and Mobile Computing

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 38201
Status Active

This course is an introduction to design principles of applications ("apps") that run on mobile devices (smart phones and tablet computers). The course well focus on the elements of graphic communication, software interaction design, and computational thinking. Students will gain theoretical knowledge and design skills in these domains by building a series of apps that run on the Android platform using MIT App Inventor software. The course will also include discussion of societal impacts of computing.