Event: Waterstons – The future of technology in education

Waterstons, one of our education partners is hosting a free event with us and Durham Business School in Durham on the afternoon of the 6 Augustimage.

The event starts at 12:00, and the agenda covers:

  • Introduction
  • IT Strategy: Durham Business School
    • Colin Ashurst , Senior Teaching Fellow in MIS at Durham Business School talks about the institute’s strategy for using technology to improve the student experience.
  • Virtual Learning Environment
    • Waterstons’ Chris Fenly and Daniel Halliday discuss the benefi ts of using SharePoint 2007 as the platform for a comprehensive Virtual Learning Environment for full time, part time & distance learning students.
  • Efficient Administration
    • Lesley Renteurs and David Challenor from Waterstons discuss the use of Microsoft Dynamics CRM for admissions and programme management and the use of business intelligence tools in education.
  • Effective Marketing
    • Advice on how to use Microsoft Dynamics CRM to provide high quality service for prospective students and SharePoint as a web authoring tool.
  • Virtualisation in Education
    • Simon Birbeck from Waterstons will discuss the use of the latest technologies for creating a secure and resilient IT infrastructure

You can get a brief insight into Durham’s use of IT to connect with their students and distance learners in the video which they filmed with us for the launch of Office 2007

Durham Business School Video Case Study

To book for the free seminar, or for further details, please contact Michael King at Waterstons on 0845 094 094 5

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