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"The IWMW event provides an opportunity for those involved in the provision of institutional Web services to hear about institutional case studies, national initiatives and emerging technologies and to actively participate in a number of parallel sessions."

IWMW 2010 is the fourteenth workshop. This year's theme is 'The Web in Turbulent Times'.
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Institutional Web Management Workshop 2010

Plenary Talk P8: StudentNET Portal

P8: StudentNET Portal
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Wednesday 14 July 09:15-11:00
Josef Lapka, Web Applications Developer, Canterbury Christ Church University.
Inspired by Let the students do the talking... presented at IWMW2007 our StudentNET portal concept has been worked from the initial idea to full deployment, with a go-live in Februrary 2010. A barcamp session was held on this subject at IWMW2009 with a good attendance and positive feedback. This subject has also been chosen as a showcase at this year's UCISA Conference in Harrogate.

StudentNET V2 is the new highly personalised Canterbury Christ Church University student portal. Combining cutting edge web technology with robust data structures, it provides students with online administrative and academic services in one place. What sets our portal apart is that it is completely managed by the University's client management system, and is fully integrated with the University's active directory for all authentication needs. There is, therefore, no manual maintenance of users' accounts or access to services, and any updates are applied to the portal in less than 30 minutes.

Contact Details

Josef Lapka
Canterbury Christ Church University
North Holmes Road
Phone: +44 (0) 1227 767700



Photo of Josef LapkaJosef Lapka is a senior Web Applications Developer at Corporate Information Services at Canterbury Christ Church University. With a team of three .NET developers, Josef is responsible for all web application developments at the University. Josef started off as a DTP designer moving into web design and development before programming in .NET.

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