Why mobile learning is key to student recruitment and engagement

By | January 23, 2015
Why mobile learning is key to student recruitment and engagement

Throughout the past decade, there has been a real shift from the use of desktop computers to embracing approaches such as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and the integration of mobile apps into learning deliverance. However, at Blackboard’s Teaching and Learning Conference in May this year, we saw that […]

A survey in the US found that 80 per cent of its college and university respondents either used or were planning to use mobile apps for teaching. An article by Dell ‘College Campuses Catching Up with Mobile Trends’ discussed the rate at which universities have been capitalising on the mobile trend when compared to other industries. From simple apps that provide a snapshot of campus information to fuller options that include access to coursework on an enterprise platform, the ‘unplugged’ student is connecting in new ways.