Tags mobile app

Ohio State launches app to connect blind students with remote helpers

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The mobile app will allow low-vision and blind students to call assistants who can read signs, describe surrounding and guide them through campus.

SFSU students win competition for 'Simba Police' app

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The voice-activated mobile assistant, which won first place at a pitch competition, will be able to run background checks, scan license plates, retrieve driver details even call for backup.

University of Wisconsin rushes COVID-19 app to market

by Jake Williams • 5 months ago

Developers said they compressed their development schedule to release the app, which contains guided meditations, chat rooms and health screening tools.

How Houston ISD's technology director manages edtech for 29,000 employees

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The app marketplace is too vast for teachers to sort out alone, said Kristy Sailors, but her district has a few tricks to ensure its apps are safe.

How one college helps protect its students when they're far beyond campus

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

With mobile technology, Marquette University keeps students informed — and accounted for — while they're overseas.

Anonymous tip apps aim to help students stay safe

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The makers of Say Something and similar digital tools say they empower students and staff to take action in making their schools more secure.

Some student loan refunds could soon come via plastic

by Patience Wait • 3 years ago

The U.S. Department of Education is about to release its Request for Proposal for a pilot involving four colleges with up to 25,000 students each.

Mobile-friendly FAFSA expected in spring 2018

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The mobile app will allow students to fill out and submit FAFSA forms from their phones — and toggle between devices as they choose.

Popular gamification platform goes mobile

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

Kahoot releases app designed to make homework fun for students.