Bringing a Public Dataset to Life through a Mobile App

ID: 43278 Type: Brief Paper: Demonstration
  1. Alan Rosselet, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Canada

Tuesday, June 24 2:45 PM-3:05 PM Location: B3117 View on map

Presider: Anni Rytkönen, University of Helsinki Educational Technology Centre, Finland

Abstract: Students in a Web-programming course utilize a public dataset to power a practical mobile Web-application for transit system users. In the course of building their applications, students learn how public data is represented, how to manipulate that representation, how to interact with public API’s to retrieve data in real time, how to present information in a format consumable by mobile devices, including clickable lists and interactive maps.

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