Tag Archives : mobile app

OOHLALA @ EDUCAUSE 2016


This past month, OOHLALA team members had the opportunity to attend the EDUCAUSE conference in Anaheim, California. EDUCAUSE is the premier event for IT professionals in higher ed and ed-tech specifically. Here are some of the highlights from the conference:   The Importance of Mobile Technology As pressure mounts on communications, student affairs and other departments to increase student involvement and…

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3 Ways to Stimulate Students with Smartphones


The average college student leads an impressive mobile life: some spend up to 5 hours a day looking at their smartphone. Sitting idle in a chair, however, is one of the worst ways to stay engaged, focused and creative. Walking, it turns out, boosts concentration and creativity¹. Use mobile technology to get students out of their seats, and on to…

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First-Year Students Thrive When You Use Tech in Orientation


Although it might seem like orientation is a long ways away, we all know that the best planning begins early, (or has already begun!). A cohort of new students will soon be arriving, eager to discover the campus, make new friends, explore new academic pursuits, and indulge in all that you offer during orientation. However, for these,(predominantly), Generation Z-ers, they’ll…

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