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This group has been created to explore all things mobile as they relate to higher ed

Members: 124
Latest Activity: May 14, 2015

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The following resources might help you as you research mobile in higher ed:


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Mobile Web Development
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Got questions about anything mobile (SMS, location services, native apps)? Feel free to drop a note in the discussion forum.

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Conference Mobile App

We are hosting a large conference in 2016 and looking for a simple mobile app to use, we don't have time to build one in house. Just something with venue info and sessions as a base. Does anyone have…Continue

Started by Ronna Johnston May 14, 2015.

Admissions First Mobile Sites? 6 Replies

Anyone have examples of .edu mobile sites that are targeted to the prospective student audience.  I am working on a white paper which I will share when it's complete.Continue

Started by David Marshall. Last reply by David Marshall Aug 28, 2012.

Mobile Website Vendors 4 Replies

Our university is looking for a vendor to help us develop a mobile site (not app), preferably one that is compatible with dotCMS. Any recommendations?

Started by Todd Pousley. Last reply by Michael Fienen Apr 25, 2012.

Mobile E-mail

I've started rethinking my approach to HTML e-mails in light of the impact of mobile devices (that new iPhone 4S I got for Christmas definitely helped). I've started some research and experimentation…Continue

Started by Paul Dempsey Jan 11, 2012.

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Comment by Jonathan Gabriel on September 28, 2010 at 9:40am
A good question, and I think something that is still being hashed out. Trent Walton's blog posting sheds some light on the current discussion of :hover and the mobile space:

http://trentwalton.com/2010/07/05/non-hover/
Comment by Michael A. Smith on September 27, 2010 at 11:51pm
So many traditional UIs depend on :hover as the cue to show some content or navigation. But :hover loses context on touchscreens. As touchscreens become more popular, particularly on mobile platforms, what will take :hover's place?
 

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This isn't a posting for a job (but hopefully that will be coming soon!)We are looking to hire a new web developer, and have gotten the OK from HR to offer this with the possibility of working from home a few days of the week, and in the office the other days. We're hoping to draw in some more candidates from outside of our local area. This is only the second position at our institution that is not fully on site, so we're in uncharted territory!I'm curious to know, does anyone work part-time…See More
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