In Focus: Mobile Applications and eReaders

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On 20 September 2012 the Centre for Distance Education held a technology showcase looking at the use of Mobile Applications and and eReaders in higher education, with a special focus on distance and online learning.  

The aim of the event was to provide an inspirational and thought provoking introduction to the development and deployment of mobile apps, e-readers and associated services with indications as to how these are being used or could be adapted to work in educational contexts.

The audience for the event included staff from across the Colleges of the University of London and beyond, including programme managers, learning technologists, developers, administrators and senior management staff.

The event featured two strands:

i. Presentations and case studies from the providers of mobile platforms and users showing the sorts of technology available and how it can be used, including:

ii. Exhibitions stands giving an opportunity to see the technology first hand, including:

Presentations and audio from the event:

SAUL BATZAFIN: IMPERIAL MOBILE – OUR JOURNEY

TIM FERNANDO: MOBILE OXFORD

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