. Today's learner moves among many different devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
The text uses one central Web site project called "Personal Portal
" that readers can see built from beginning to end.
The company said that the device functions as a personal portal
for streaming digital media files at full HD resolution to a TV and/or home cinema set.
While 28.9 percent of two-year colleges offered a virtual tour of campus on line, only 17.8 percent said they offered a chat room and personal portal
"The new system also means that pupils will be able to have a personal portal
which acts like a secure electronic cupboard or storage area.
This isn't novel, but hopefully our effort--coming later in the game than other campuses--will be more comprehensive (involving a broader array of services and functions), personalized (perhaps tied to a renewed personal portal
effort), and efficient (keeping individual departments "hidden" from the consumer).--Larry Moneta, VP for Student Affairs, Duke University
VistaView is the first available task-specific collaborative work space delivered as a decentralized personal portal
to promote knowledge integration, visualization, file sharing and information exchange.