Posted by: bluesyemre | April 12, 2012

The future of web applications (Webinar), Wednesday 9 May 2012

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  • Students now arrive at university and college armed with smart phones and laptops with a bewildering range of applications and functionality. Increasingly IT managers are stuggling to know how to adapt aging insitutional systems to connect to these applications. This webinar will focus on how widgets and plug-ins can be used to extend the fuctionality of systems as well as connect to mobile devices. The webinar will include an introduction to current developments exploring the potential to extend the Virtual Learning Environment and will provide an overview of the JISC Observatory report Delivering Web to Mobile. A short overview of the JISC Distributed Virtual Learning Environment (DVLE) programme will be followed by a a demonstration of the widgets developed by the Widg@t project and the Edukapp store project which is developing an Education app store for the UK. The session will conclude with an opportunity to ask questions. 

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