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Personal Response Systems and Student Engagement
January 25, 2016

A professor who wanted a mechanism for students to share their learning experiences , particularly a tool with the potential for anonymized feedback, implemented a mobile personal respons…

Mobile Apps

Mobile Apps True The day is coming when users will be abl…

Higher Education’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2016
January 11, 2016

Related Resources ECAR Working Group Technology Spotlights — Throughout 2016, community members in the ECAR Working Groups will publish reports that will help us better unders…

Mobile Apps in Higher Education: Developing an Institutional Governance Strategy
December 18, 2015

The extraordinary success of apps for mobile devices has brought a new dimension to the higher education environment. To provide services to and engage with constituents , higher education has…

Students' Mobile Learning Practices in Higher Education: A Multi-Year Study
June 22, 2015

Key Takeaways Two university-wide surveys about students' mobile technology ownership and learning practices show that mobile device ownership is high and continues …

Engaging Students with a Mobile App
March 30, 2015

Key Takeaways Engaging first-year students in positive experiences can set the tone for the remainder of their educational careers. A major element of engagement is the soci…

CNI Podcast: Mobile Technologies to Support Field Research
May 27, 2015

A conversation with Wayne Johnston, head of Research Enterprise & Scholarly Communication at the University of Guelph.  CNI15-Wa…

Near Field Communication: ECAR-WG Technology Spotlight
February 20, 2015

Near field communication (NFC) is a set of short-range wireless standards for smartphones and similar devices . Based on RFID technology , it lets two devices (both equipped with …

Higher Education’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2015
January 12, 2015

Related Resources ECAR Working Group Technology Spotlights — Quite a few survey respondents indicated they were unfamiliar with various technologies. In Q1 2015 the ECAR W…

Citizen Developers in UPenn's Nanofab Lab
January 12, 2015

Key Takeaways Three lab engineers with no programming experience built a lab management app for the University of Pennsylvania's Quattrone Nanofabrication Facility in th…