HWU’s online services are readily available from your smart phone or mobile device.
Our website is mobile-reponsive, so use your mobile’s browser to bookmark http://www.hw.ac.uk/students.htm , http://www.hw.ac.uk/staff.htm or other pages that you often use.
Setting up Student and Staff Email, Contacts and Calendar will let you keep you in touch, wherever you are.
To work in the VISION Virtual Learning Environment or access your Library Services, whenever you need to, download the free Blackboard Mobile Learn or LibAnywhere apps from the i-Tunes App or Google Play Stores.
Posted by Mike Roch on 17 October 2013
At the start of this academic year Information Services augmented the updated VISION system by licensing the Blackboard Mobile Learn App for free download.
Usage statistics for the session show the popularity of this initiative; 7381 unique users have connected to VISION using the app.
Mondays have been been the busiest, with an average of almost 25,000 logins per day whereas Saturdays average out at 8,000 logins per day.
10:00-12:00 GMT is the busiest time of day, seeing 10,000 logins per hour whereas at 03:00-04:00 GMT, the average is around 900.
Roughly three quarters of accesses were from iPhones/iPads with most of the remainder from Android devices.
If you’ve not yet tried Blackboard Mobile Learn, find out more at http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Mobile/Products/Mobile-Learn/Features.aspx and download it now from the Apple App or Google Play Store.
Posted by Mike Roch on 03 June 2013