Meet Sakai's MORPHEUS (Mobile Optimized Responsive Portal for Higher Education Using Sass)!

A session at Open Apereo 2014 Conference

Monday 2nd June, 2014

10:00am to 10:45am (EST)

MORPHEUS is the new optional responsive portal for Sakai 10 that's under active development. It's been rewritten from the ground up to take advantage of the new web technologies. Its goal is to create a better user experience no matter what device you use.

Morpheus is a new user interface born from extensive usability testing at NYU. It builds off the success and stability of Sakai as a platform with a new interface that's modern and future friendly. It's not just a face lift or a redesign but a foundational web system on which new tools, interactions, and designs can be built.

  • Responsive design that works on a wide range of devices
  • Uses Sass to create a system that's more organized, maintainable, and easy to contribute to
  • Easier to customize for your institution
  • New templates take advantage of HTML5 for cleaner markup with increased semantic meaning
  • A new style guide and design pattern library ? a mini 'bootstrap' for Sakai

Find out what the future of Sakai looks like!

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Mark A Reilly

User Experience Designer at New York University

Mark Reilly is a User Experience Designer at New York University's Academic Technology Services. He has been working on a new responsive portal for Sakai 10.

Mark has been designing and building websites since 1996. He has specialized in education software and has worked for WNET/Thirteen (PBS), Scholastic, Columbia University, and currently works for New York University. He's an open source enthuasist and is active in the Sass, Drupal, and Sakai communities. At NYU he's set up two cross-campus communities of interest focussing on user experience and drupal development.

He has an M.Phil in medieval history from Trinity College Dublin and a Ph.D in media and communication from the European Graduate School in Switzerland.

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  • Andrew Sears
  • Chris Clark
  • David Bauer
  • Dede Hourican
  • Diego Mazo
  • Sean Horner
  • Matthew Jones
  • Mark A Reilly
  • martilene@opencollab.co,za
  • Matthew McCarty
  • Max Whitney
  • Michael Farris
  • Nicola Monat-Jacobs
  • Omer Piperdi
  • Suresh Kolpuru
  • Trisha Gordon

6 trackers

  • Adam Hauerwas
  • Andrew Martin
  • Ludovic Auxepaules
  • Karen McPhaul
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Time 10:00am10:45am EST

Date Mon 2nd June 2014


Concerto C, Hilton Miami Downtown

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