Project context University Services Student Skills Employment Opportunities Facilitating engagement with employability opportunities via mobile devices
Activity: Working in small groups, your task is to: Decide on a service which could be enhanced through the use of mobile devices. What is it that you are aiming to improve? What would it look like? What type of mobile functionality will be involved? Would it change your role? Present back your new application to everyone else in a visual way, and within one minute. Let’s Mobile-ise!
Proposals Careers Events News Items Events Calendar Booking Facility Search For Jobs and Placements View FAQs +/or Ask a Question Careers Advisers Appointments Bookings and Reminders Key Service Information Photo by nickobec on flickr
What do our students say? " Help with finding relevant part-time jobs to fit around study" “I think the most important thing for me would be the ability to quickly find a page that was genuinely relevant to my field of work” "A mobile app would be extremely useful, but i dont think it should be overloaded with too much information"
Mobile design options Do nothing Adaptive Design Responsive Design Web app Native app "Everybody’s initial thought is that they want an iPhone app, but this might not be the right solution for you." Borley, 2011
Outcomes View FAQs and/or ask a question Key Service Information Careers advisers Book an appointment and receive reminders Careers events View schedule News items Booking facility Search for jobs and placements
Challenges - Discuss! Joined up System dependencies Multiple processes Useful Meet needs and expectations Usable Design Relevance
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