Tag Archives: Smartphones

Do Smartphones have a place in Higher Ed?

Think phones have no place in a college classroom? You may want to think again! Smartphones are changing the way we absorb and learn new information-and for the better! Having so many resources and apps at our fingertips makes it easy to find answers to questions, organize information, and become better learners. Students using their smartphones for educational purposes study more, track their progress using various apps and tools, and have access to an endless amount of tools and resources. Check out this infographic to learn more about some of the best apps, and why smartphones have changed the way we learn!

 

Students and their Smartphones…

Check out this infographic we have found that looks into the impact of the smartphone on college students! Their phones are constantly attached to their hands-and constantly in use. Information from all over the world is being consumed in real-time from anywhere they may be. In higher education, this can have many benefits-including creating a mobile classroom so students are able to engage in discussions, etc. even when they are not in class.

If you aren’t familiar with the Blackboard Mobile App, now is the time to familiarize yourself with it! Based on these statistics of how much students use their smartphones, it’s no doubt that Blackboard Mobile is a tool they would find very useful. To learn more about Blackboard Mobile, click here! And be sure to share this information with your students this fall!