Mobile Computing Articles

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Making Mobile Devices a Learning Tool

Making Mobile Devices a Learning Tool

Students want to use their mobile devices in class. A lot of faculty object. Is there a middle ground where engaging learning can actually take place?

Out of the Fray: The Most Relevant Mobile Apps and Devices for Education

Tennessee Board of Regents' Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology Robbie Melton gave the opening keynote yesterday at CT Forum 2013 in San Diego. CT followed up with a brief interview.

Boycott iOS?

Let's put some pressure on Apple to make its devices enterprise-friendly.

IT Does Not Love iPads

IT Does Not Love iPads

Students and faculty may love them, but IT personnel get a major headache when they try to integrate Apple tablets--and the company's TV technology--in an enterprise setting.

The New Varsity Letters: BYOD = NAC + MDM

To protect sensitive data in the BYOD era, schools must take a more closed, corporate approach, blending network access control and mobile device management.

SiteMinis Opens 'Mobile in the Classroom' Initiative to Institutions Worldwide

The "Mobile in the Classroom" initiative launched last year by mobile Web platform and services provider SiteMinis will grow as it enters its third semester, with the company opening potential partnerships for classroom utilization of its CliqLaunch mobile Web site platform to universities worldwide.



Strategic Mobilization: A Model for the Future

Recognizing mobile technology's ubiquity and reach into students' lives, its rapid technical evolution, and its unique transformative potential for education, the Tennessee Board of Regents has included mobilization as an important part of its strategic plan. As Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology, Robbie Melton oversees mobilization strategies and initiatives for TBR. Here, Melton shares how she works to build and extend TBR's model for strategic mobilization.

New IPEVO Device Lets Document Cameras Stream Directly to iPad

Classroom technology manufacturer IPEVO has released the WS-01 Wireless Station, a device that allows teachers to stream video and images from various IPEVO document cameras directly to the iPad.

Smart Connected Devices Hit Record Levels Even as PCs Decline

In the last year, both desktop and portable PCs experienced declines in both mature and emerging markets worldwide. Meanwhile, smart phones and tablets carried the "smart connected device" category to new highs, topping 1 billion units worldwide.

MIT Media lab To Help Design Contest Winners Develop Mobile Apps

Ten teams of middle and high school students have won a national mobile app design competition and will now work to refine their creations with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab.