1005 Access Ready: Mobile-first Design in an Open-source Environment

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Friday, June 10

Management

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JLG, a leading manufacturer of lift equipment for various industries, needed a way for site supervisors to verify whether an operator had the proper certifications to operate any given piece of equipment, down to the specific model. The company struggled with providing immediate compliance instructions.

This session will address the importance of accessible and mobile-friendly solutions on job sites, including immediate training options and checklists so operators can quickly be cleared for work or directed to compliance courses. You will learn strategies to use in almost all industries where timely confirmation of compliance is essential to productivity. You will also learn the specific solutions implemented to help JLG as well as explore how open source provided an essential level of flexibility, security, and customization for these solutions.

In this session, you will learn:

  • About the importance of accessible and mobile-friendly solutions on job sites
  • Why open source provides an essential level of flexibility, security, and customization for these solutions
  • What it means to be “access ready” and how to implement that in your own business
  • About the importance of design for the full digital learning environment, beyond the LMS

Audience:
Novice to advanced designers, developers, and directors.

Technology discussed in this session:
Mobile apps and Moodle.

Page Chen

Chief Innovation Officer

Remote-Learner

Page Chen, the chief innovation officer at Remote-Learner, leads product and custom solutions teams and has been designing out-of-the-box solutions for over 20 years. Page holds a PhD, and her research has examined how techniques that incorporate interactive technologies used in other fields could also be integrated into an eLearning platform with a positive impact on learner mastery. By researching proven behavioral design and persuasive technology techniques and combining them with established pedagogical elements, Page has developed a collection of instructional strategies with transformational impacts on the learner experience.

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