Now more than ever, students' primary device is their mobile phone. According to Pew Research Mobile Fact Sheet, 96% of people ages 18-29 own a smartphone. At the same time, laptop and tablet ownership has been relatively static - just under 75% of adults owned a laptop in 2018 and 2019, and around half of adults owned a tablet.
Many of our students at GRCC only use a cell phone to access their courses and complete assignments. In this context, it's important to keep these users in mind as we design and build our courses. Content, assignments, and even course structure can all be mobile-friendly (not necessarily mobile-first). Things to consider as you design:
Download Blackboard's own guide to designing for mobile learning at the bottom of this column.