[Air-L] mobile apps for universities
Steve.Cavrak at uvm.edu
Sun Mar 14 16:23:01 PDT 2010
Quoting Tracy Ann Kosa <TracyAnn.Kosa at uoit.ca>:
> I'm wondering if anybody knows of any interesting apps that
> universities have developed for their students to use?
One good place to "browse" is the Chronicle of Higher Education (
http://chronicle.com/ ) and search for iPhone ... you will catch a
large variety of mobile application news ... about 400 articles for
the last two years ...
Gerry McKiernan has a mobile libraries blog, listserv, and fan page on
On my own iPhone, I have apps for
- DukeMobile (Duke University)
- iTexas (developed by students, not the university, running into TM issues !)
- UC Berkeley (The Daily Cal, a student run newspaper)
as well as
Not all university applications are developed at universities ...
aside from packages like Blackboard and Moodle, there are several
commercial sites that provide campus like portals ? e.g.
There's also a set of middleware called "StudentForce" that data mines
institutional databases and repackages it for students and their
parents ? grades and GPA, term bills, banking transactions ("Send
money!"), meals and meal plans, tickets, ...
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