Browsing Category : Data and Analytics

Mobile App Development: Outsourcing vs DIY


There are many reasons a higher ed institution might decide to take the plunge in developing a mobile platform. One of these reasons could include admins finding it increasingly difficult to connect with their students. More often than not, emails go unchecked for days at a time (sometimes indefinitely), making student engagement harder than ever. However, it has been reported…

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Complementing Student Services with a Mobile App


If you look up “what are student services” you will be directed, firstly, to its definition, followed by a list of higher ed institutions that offer these services. There is no question that most (if not all) colleges and universities offer some sort of health services, career planning, mental health services and tutoring services, to name a few. While these…

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Case Study: Youngstown State University


When you have a campus of over 12,000 students, increasing student engagement can be a very challenging goal. With so many moving parts, solving a university-wide complexity issue requires innovation. Measuring Success Having adopted the OOHLALA Mobile Platform, Youngstown State is not only able to develop personalized student engagement programs, but is also able to measure their success. Now that students…

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Integrating with Engage by Campus Labs


Today’s higher education institutions make use of many different digital platforms in order to run their campuses smoothly and efficiently. However, when an institution relies on several unconnected platforms, efficiency becomes a challenge. OOHLALA Mobile provides a mobile-first platform that helps institutions engage their students by integrating with their current digital platforms, now including Campus Labs’ Engage as well. As…

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What are Students Talking About?


Mobile technology has fundamentally changed how students engage with their institutions and with each other. Today’s students are a mobile-first generation who see their smartphones as the primary means of interaction with friends, family and institutions. The campus wall on your campus app is a powerful resource for students to participate in these interactions. New Student Hurdles Two of the…

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