Niranjan Meegammana
Project Director/AYV Lead Educator

Smartphone Apps Design Marathon

Technical Tutorial Published 8/2/18 Last updated on 8/2/18

The overall goal of the Smartphone Apps Design Marathonis to introduce mobile application development to high school ICT students to be able to Define, Design, Develop and Deploy mobile apps technologies currently dominating the new media market and the mobile industry.

This lesson plan is intended to familiarize students with the associated terminology, range of tools and engage in a process to generate creative insights for conceptualizing and designing mobile apps for a new idea.

Learning objectives:

  1. Understanding of mobile applications and their uses..
  2. Exploring Mobile apps and technologies dominating new media and mobile market.
  3. Learning to generate new idea for a mobile application.
  4. Learning to design navigation and user interfaces for mobile applications.
  5. Learning to code HTML5, Jquery Mobile and CSS using Brackets.
  6. Learning to create multi device 9-patch graphics with Photoshop.
  7. Understanding of node.js and phonegap for creating Native applications.
  8. Understanding development, sharing and monetization of mobile apps at app stores.
  9. Exploration and Evaluation of mobile technology field as future career.
  10. Evaluation and Reflection of each other's work in collaborative development.

The wider technology and design processes of future app development require multi disciplinary skills for collaborative achievements in app design. This training is so wide scaled to create unique experiences to students having different skill and learning abilities so that they can identify them in the process and sharpen during the course to play an important role in the outcome and champions to groom.

  • Acrobat

    The complete PDF solution for working anywhere. (includes desktop, web, and mobile access)

  • Dreamweaver

    Design and develop modern, responsive websites.

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

  • Adobe XD

    Design, prototype, and share user experiences.

  • Illustrator

    Create beautiful vector art and illustrations.

Custom Standards
Adobe Generation Professional Shilpa Sayura AlgoHack,
Communication and Collaboration, Research and Information Fluency, Digital Citizenship, Creativity and Innovation, Technology Operations and Concepts, Critical Thinking Problem Solving and Decision Making

Smart Phones & Internet
Pencil , Paper & cardboard, Color
Scissor & Glue

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