September 2009 Online Course Details

Why Should You Attend This Course?

Dates and Cost

Start dateMonday 7th September 2009
End dateFriday 6th November 2009 (9 weeks)
Approx. weekly commitment2 hours
Cost€ 99 (incl. VAT)


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Please note that the number of participants is limited to 100 (the teachers really do interact with all participants and assess every assignment!).

News website on a mobile phoneBBC article reporting on Nielsen research, November 2008

A wealth of research shows that more and more people are accessing the Web via mobile. Each new set of results shows differences but the trend is all in the same upwards direction, pushed along by the introduction of devices like the iPhone and by mobile networks offering more and more flat-rate data packages.

How do you create great content for mobile? What do you do differently compared with the desktop world? How do you make sure that no matter what device someone is using, they will be able to access your content and services while on the move?

This course will tell you.

Developed and taught by the Mobile Web Initiative team, the course builds on the output of the various expert groups operating within W3C: the standards, the tools and the test suites — all designed to help you make great content available to as wide an audience as possible.

The course is for you if:

Participants who complete the course will receive a W3C Certificate of Completion.

An Introduction to W3C's Mobile Web Best Practices is based entirely on W3C standards, particularly the Mobile Web Best Practices document. A full description of the course is available as well as a free sample and demo.

During the course you will:

Participants will have access to lectures and assignments guided by W3C experts on this topic who are the instructors for this course. You will also be able to discuss and share experiences with your peers who are faced with the challenges of mobile Web design.

See the detailed course description for:

To get an idea of what it's like to take an online course, see the free sample and demo.

As an alternative to the 9 week online course, check out the live version in October. You'll get through roughly half the course in a single day at a great venue in Camridge, UK, get to meet the tutors and your fellow students. It's going to be a great day!

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We hope that the course description and free sample will give you a good idea of what the course is about and what it's like. But, if you have any questions, do please contact us!.

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This work is part of the MobiWeb 2.0 project supported by the European Union's 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7)

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Phil Archer,, Mobile Web Initiative

Introduction to W3C's Mobile Web Best Practices