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Data Center Rats: Assignment 4


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Data Center Rats: Assignment 4

  1. 1. Mobile PLE‘sespeciallyfor RTWH students<br />Data Center Rats<br />Whenever whatever wherever<br />
  2. 2. Smartphones are becoming more and more<br /> common<br />High network coverage <br />Current Situation<br />
  3. 3. We have two systems: A learning platform (L²P) and a study-planning-system (Campus<br /> Office)<br />Current Situation<br />
  4. 4. Students are always on the run<br />Exercises and material is online<br />Current Situation<br />
  5. 5. Shortcomings-Problems<br /><ul><li>Intricate to access:
  6. 6. Different Log-Ins
  7. 7. Too much content -> long delays
  8. 8. Hard to handle and to navigate</li></li></ul><li>Shortcomings-Problems<br /><ul><li>Missing:
  9. 9. Specific adaptation of websites for mobile phones
  10. 10. Integration into common (mobile) software (e.g. transfer of calendar)
  11. 11. Learning-material optimized for mobile devices (e.g. MC-tests for self assessment)</li></li></ul><li>Unified Log-In<br />Easy transfer of tasks and dates from one calendar to the other<br />Improvement ideas<br />
  12. 12. Fast optimized mobile access to the most needed functionalities <br />Stay informed about what happened in the “learning rooms” that you are subscribed to<br />Improvement ideas<br />
  13. 13. Connecting “Hörsaalfinder” with Google Maps<br />Improvement ideas<br />
  14. 14. Evaluating needs and possibilities<br />Getting familiar with techniques of implementation<br />First implementation<br />Approach: First Phase<br />
  15. 15. Testphase<br />Re-evaluation<br />Re-work of implementation<br />Finishing and presenting the <br /> project!<br />Approach: Second Phase<br />
  16. 16. Target group analysis via survey<br />RWTH Students<br />Which features are students using for their organization purposes? <br />How do they use them?<br />Where and when do they use them?<br />What annoys them?<br />What would they like to use?<br />Analysis<br />
  17. 17. Technical analysis (existing systems)<br />What are common smartphone platforms?<br />What interfaces exist for L2P and Campus?<br />Creation of interface for Google Maps possible?<br />Analysis<br />
  18. 18. Technical analysis (new system)<br />System (Android, IOS, Symbian)<br />Which programming language needs to be used?<br />New App or Web-based?<br />What functionalities can we realize?<br />Analysis<br />
  19. 19. Extreme Programming (XP)<br />Programming in pairs<br />Requirements are not completely known<br />Prioritization during development process<br />Development<br />
  20. 20. Advantages of XP<br />Quick delivery<br />Flexible<br />High quality<br />Development<br />
  21. 21. RWTH Learning environments more flexible and usable for mobile phones<br />Better Log – In<br />Faster<br />Connected with Calendar and Google Maps<br />Conclusion<br />
  22. 22. Approach:<br />Analysis via survey<br />Usage of extreme programming<br />Conclusion<br />
  23. 23. Data Center Rats<br />By Jennifer Lierenfeld, Christian Hose, Benjamin Grap<br />Learning Whenever and Wherever <br />A Project by<br />