The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has seen more than 9,000 downloads of an app developed in-house that provides students with easy access to campus information.
Ball State University has launched bConnected, a new student-focused mobile application for Android and Google TV
Instructure has released a free mobile app for Apple's iOS that will facilitate communication among instructors and their students using Canvas, its Web-based learning management system.
When Northeastern University decided to expand its mobile applications to allow students, faculty, and staff to stay much better connected to the university, Alicia Russell, director of Northeastern's Educational Technology Center, considered ways to facilitate faculty members' use of mobile technologies and applications in teaching. Russell and other EdTech Center staff created a mobile learning strategy that would encourage faculty to go beyond simple apps for e-mail and games and explore the wide array of possibilities for integrating mobile technologies into their classes.
With the support of Vanderbilt University, a pioneering student organization is helping students learn how to develop mobile apps--and land lucrative jobs.
A Cleveland-based community college gave up on its in-house efforts to create a mobile app for its community and turned to Blackboard to handle the job.
After first creating a basic mobile site, Boston College doubled down to launch a services-based mobile site in just eight weeks.
Florida Technical College started deploying Apple iPad 2 tablets to new students and faculty in late November, with plans to expand the program to returning students in December.
CourseSmart has released a new app that allows users access to e-textbooks from mobile devices including the Kindle Fire, iPad, and Android devices.
What do you get when you cross a budgetary surplus with the need to get a college's teachers and staff excited about using technology? The answer: an internal grant program designed to stoke interest and curiosity in new technology tools, software, and equipment.