Student Mobiles

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A lightning talk given at the Eduserv Symposium 2010: The Mobile University by Simon Marsden of the University of Edinburgh.

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Student Mobiles

  1. 1. Student Mobiles Simon Marsden 13 th May 2010
  2. 2. Mobile Campus - Survey <ul><li>Planning for a Mobile Campus </li></ul><ul><li>We wanted to know </li></ul><ul><ul><li>how many students have smartphones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>what we need to support to deploy native apps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>do students use them for accessing the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>what services the students wanted most </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. The Demographics <ul><li>1,989 students responded (7%) </li></ul><ul><li>Good sample </li></ul>22% 22% Over 25 51% 56% Female 30% 30% International 15% 13% Postgrad research 14% 17% Postgrad taught 71% 70% Undergraduate Sample University Measure
  4. 8. Student Requests <ul><li>Easier access to mail </li></ul><ul><li>WebCT compatible with phones </li></ul><ul><li>Timetable including tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture cancellations/changes </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts and videos of lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Shuttle bus timetables </li></ul><ul><li>Library search and interactive map </li></ul><ul><li>Print credit top up </li></ul>
  5. 9. Credits <ul><li>Liza Zamboglou </li></ul><ul><li>http://tiny.cc/mu1tq </li></ul>

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