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2016 UCF Mobile & eTextbook Survey Report

February 14, 2017
To appreciate the landscape of this emerging technology on campus, a comparative study on adoption of mobile learning and eTextbooks at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is being conducted. In 2012, UCF’s Center for Distributed Learning (CDL) distributed the first survey to students. The 2012 survey report can be downloaded at:  2016 Mobile Survey…

AECT 2016: Exploring the Use of Mobile Technologies in Higher Education: A Multi-Year Study

October 25, 2016
Conference: AECT 2016: Exploring the Use of Mobile Technologies in Higher Education: A Multi-Year Study Presenters: Baiyun Chen, University of Central Florida Aimee deNoyelles, University of Central Florida Description: Results from the 2016 Mobile/eTextbook survey report are shared and compared against the 2012 and 2014 surveys. Resources: aect-2016-mobile_final (PDF, 330 KB)

UCF Mobile 5.2 Updates – iOS & Android

September 28, 2016
UCF Mobile 5.2 has been updated with the following features: Course Search Search courses from the current, and next two semesters. NOTE: please refer to myUCF as the official source of course availability. Health The Health section has been redesigned and is now called Health & Fitness. Find health and wellness resources, such as: UCF…

UCF Mobile 5.1 Updates – iOS & Android

August 17, 2016
UCF Mobile 5.1 has been updated with the following features: Parking Availability Get parking updates for Garage A, B, C, D, H, I, and Libra Introducing Messaging Center All push notifications and banner messages will now be saved for later reading You can access the messages at the bottom of the home page or the…

UCF Mobile 5.0 Update – iOS & Android

June 30, 2016
UCF Mobile has been completely redesigned! This version includes more than 100 updates and changes. Here are just a few highlights: Now optimized for iPads and all iPhone screen sizes Universal search for popular items at UCF including Maps, News, Events, and more Customize navigation: Move your favorite modules to the top of the main…

Students' Mobile Learning Practices in Higher Education: A Multi-Year Study

June 30, 2015
This article published in EDUCAUSE Review Online presents results from the two university-wide surveys about students’ mobile technology ownership and learning practices. They show that mobile device ownership is high and continues to increase among students. Students and instructors need technical, logistical, and pedagogical support for integrating mobile devices and apps in formal and informal learning…

InstructureCon 2015: Online, Yes! But Mobile? Let’s Talk About It.

June 18, 2015
Conference: InstructureCon 2015 Presenters: Ryan Seilhamer, Instructional Designer, University of Central Florida Sandesh Tuladhar, Columbia University Description: You work hard on your courses so students will have the best educational experience, but what happens when they log in with their mobile device? This session will help you design your courses for Canvas Mobile Apps. This includes…

2014 UCF Mobile & eTextbook Survey Report

December 15, 2014
Mobile technologies are playing an increasingly important role in college students’ academic lives. The New Media Consortium’s 2014 Horizon Report listed mobile apps and mobile learning as key emerging technologies that have potential relevance to teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in higher education (Johnson, Adams, Estrada, & Freeman, 2014).  To appreciate the landscape of this…

AECT 2014: Exploring the Use of Mobile Technologies and eTextbooks in Higher Education

November 24, 2014
Conference:  AECT 2014: Exploring the Use of Mobile Technologies and eTextbooks in Higher Education Presenters:  Baiyun Chen, University of Central Florida Aimee deNoyelles, University of Central Florida Description: Results from the 2014 Mobile/eTextbook survey report are shared and compared against the 2012 survey. Resources: AECT Presentation Slides (PDF, 330 KB)