5 tips for improving the mobile experience

You might start to notice around campus our TEL infographic “quick tips” posters. The first of which covers improving the mobile experience. You can see the poster here with a transcript of the text below.

If you feel you would like to put some up in your area, please get in touch and I will be happy to get some to you.

5 tips for improving the mobile experience

68% of students access the VLE on a mobile device*

5 TIPS TO IMPROVE THE MOBILE EXPERIENCE


NOTIFICATIONS

Blackboard Announcements become mobile phone texts or notifications. Communicate with students in real time, such as tailoring your announcements to meet module deadlines.

SMALLER SCREEN SIZES

Mobile devices shift & resize content to display on a touch screen. Keep menu titles & page headings concise to prevent loss of meaning if it is cropped.

FORMAT COMPATABILITY

Remove barriers & make your content available on all devices. Speak to the TEL Team about MP3, MP4 & HTML5 multimedia formats.

MOBILE DATA CHARGES

Mobile internet can be slow & expensive. Reduce download sizes by compressing pictures, reducing file sizes & highlighting essential reading.

GRADES & FEEDBACK

Add your marks & feedback to Blackboard & Turnitin. Allow students to instantly access them on their phone, wherever they are.


THE TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED LEARNING TEAM
LEARNING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

For more information on how we can help contact us:

email: telsupport@aston.ac.uk
telephone: 4885
website: telsupport.tlc.aston.ac.uk

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