College Tech Goes Mobile

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Stuart Bradford for The Chronicle

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Stuart Bradford for The Chronicle

College technology went on the move in the 2010-11 academic year, venturing into mobile platforms like smartphones and tablets such as the iPad. The devices were used within classes and without for teaching, reading texts, student affairs, contacting alumni, and recruiting prospective students. But the movement—driven by the recognition that people were spending more time on mobile devices—went in fits and starts. Higher education, never a rapid adapter, struggled to figure out