From wired to wireless, mobile computing is changing how students, faculty, and staff connect with the university and each other. Colin Currie's article "Impact of Mobile Computing: Anticipating the Effects on the Campus" addresses the latest change and disruption in higher education caused by smart phones and tablets.
"The evolutionary leap that mobile computing represents is significant because it is the point of connection between... three technologies... :
What explains this shift?
Shifting to the mobile web
What are the challenges?
The mobile revolution is already here, and those institutions that embrace it, see it as a strategic initiative, plan for it, and coordinate their efforts stand to reap the benefits of this new approach to communications and computing. Does your institution have a plan for mobile computing?