Event Title

The Use of Mobile Technologies for Undergraduate Research in Higher Education

Presentation Type

Interactive Presentation

Location

BHC 126

Start Date

9-10-2010 2:15 PM

End Date

9-10-2010 2:45 PM

Description/Abstract

Mobile technologies such as PDAs/smart phones, cell phones, iPods/ MP3 players, tablets, and other devices are being increasingly used in educational settings. Mobile technologies have tremendous potential in supporting and improving higher education with an undergraduate research focus. The explosion in these new technologies can add a whole new dimension to conducting research. This presentation will discuss these changes and focus on how these interactive mobile technologies can be used to benefit undergraduate student research. Attendees will hear a librarian’s perspective regarding the effects of mobile technologies on the information-seeking behavior of undergraduate students.

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Oct 9th, 2:15 PM Oct 9th, 2:45 PM

The Use of Mobile Technologies for Undergraduate Research in Higher Education

BHC 126

Mobile technologies such as PDAs/smart phones, cell phones, iPods/ MP3 players, tablets, and other devices are being increasingly used in educational settings. Mobile technologies have tremendous potential in supporting and improving higher education with an undergraduate research focus. The explosion in these new technologies can add a whole new dimension to conducting research. This presentation will discuss these changes and focus on how these interactive mobile technologies can be used to benefit undergraduate student research. Attendees will hear a librarian’s perspective regarding the effects of mobile technologies on the information-seeking behavior of undergraduate students.