Enhancing mobile access to information with the short message service
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This article describes the development of interactive text message applications at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. We describe how the university’s information technology innovation program led to the formation of a faculty owned company in which the university holds an equity interest. Next, we discuss the collaborative development of short message service (SMS) applications for the university community. We also describe the interactive SMS applications we have developed thus far, which range from simple data access applications to a novel discovery game designed for the first-year experience.
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- Enhancing mobile access to information with the short message service
Journal of Computing in Higher Education
Volume 20, Issue 2 , pp 24-34
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- Springer US
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- Short message service
- Text messaging
- SMS applications
- Mobile computing
- Higher education
- Author Affiliations
- 1. Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403, USA
- 2. Department of Computer Science, The University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403, USA
- 3. Information Technology Systems Division, The University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403, USA