Mobile Computing Articles

Welcome to Campus Technology's article listing page for mobile computing in higher education institutions.


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.

Native App Provides Complete Moodle Accessibility to Mobile Learning Devices

Users of the open-source learning management system Moodle will now be able to access course information and other features from their mobile devices.

Campus Apps With a Personal Touch

While most colleges now have a mobile presence, cutting-edge schools are creating personalized apps and mobile-optimized websites that delivered customized info to user groups.

University of York

Welcoming BYOD on Campus

The Support Office manager at the University of York discusses the importance of fostering a culture that embraces mobile devices, while also setting realistic expectations.

Blackboard Mobile Central Adds Transit Info Partner to Platform

Transit information available on the Blackboard Mobile Central application has been enhanced through a partnership with TransLoc, a company that specializes in providing real-time information for transportation systems.

South Korea Health College Cuts Costs With Mobile Suite

South Korean health training facility Daegu Health College has implemented a mobile application platform designed to meet the growing mobile demands of its students.



Arkansas State Continues iPad Pilots

Arkansas State University is in the second semester of its iPad Initiative, which provides iPads for experimentation in a number of courses and university departments.

TI Releases Graphing Calculator Apps for iPad

Texas Instruments has released two new apps for iPad that bring the functionality of its TI-Nspire graphing calculators to iOS.

Android Mobile Phones See Triple-Digit Growth

The Android operating system saw triple-digit growth in the number of mobile phones shipped in the last year, while iOS--which runs on Apple's iPhone--also experienced significant increases in shipments. Nearly half a billion Android smart phones shipped in 2012, as iOS devices hit about 136 million.

Making the iPad the Center of the Academic Experience

iPad programs are gathering steam in higher education, but there's a growing recognition that the key to success lies in building faculty support and adequate infrastructure first.