HIFLEX Webshop at the Stuttgart Media University
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Press release from the issuing company
Aachen – Hands-on training is the most effective way to learn. The Stuttgart Media University (HdM), a highly respected academy located in Germany, has embraced this knowledge and strives to bolster their educational programs by providing students with the latest software applications in their field. HIFLEX Webshop is the most recent edition to Stuttgart's curriculum, providing students with practical experience of a Web2Print solution designed specifically for the print industry.
State of the art in Web2Print technology
The Stuttgart Media University uses HIFLEX Webshop as a central theme in all of their classes on Print Media Management and Print/Media Technology. Professor Uwe Jäger, Pro-Dean of the Print and Media department, is delighted with the partnership they have coordinated with HIFLEX and stated: "Web2Print will leave a lasting mark on the printing industry. For this reason, it is important for our students to acquire practical skills regarding the implementation and use of Web2Print systems. With HIFLEX Webshop, we have identified a solution which deals with this subject from every possible angle, allowing students to get a hands-on insight into current sales and marketing approaches in the print industry." Jäger and his associates within the University plan to have their students design and create unique portals for print companies as one of many authentic learning assignments.
HIFLEX software at colleges and universities
The Media University in Stuttgart is actually the fifth institution of higher education to use software from the Aachen, Germany based MIS and Web2Print software provider. Students at the Federal Training and Research Institute for Graphic Arts and Media in Vienna, Austria; the University of Wuppertal in Germany, the Broby Grafiska College of Cross Media in Sweden and Clemson University in Clemson, SC in the USA are also working with the HIFLEX software solutions to provide real world experience in their respective Print Media departments.