New Orleans, Louisiana
June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016
August 28, 2016
Electrical and Computer
Social networking apps have penetrated every aspect of students’ daily life. However, many students are experiencing communication difficulties in their learning process. In this paper, we present our work, 'UMES-Chat', a mobile social network application that serves mainly for education purposes. It is developed with Xcode© on the iOS platform and utilizes XMPP protocol to communicate with the phone. By the use of the app, college students can effectively communicate with each other and faculty, to discuss, share information, solve learning issues, and team-working on course-projects. In addition, the mobile application is being proposed, designed and developed by students as the senior design project. Students’ engagement and professional development are greatly improved through this process. Moreover, the project is also developed as a teaching tool for related courses such as Programming Languages and Embedded Systems, and can be used as a template for many software/hardware project for students in future.
Porch, J. E., & Coyne, R. M., & Zhang, L., & Dabipi, I. K. (2016, June), UMES-CHAT: A Campus Mobile Social Application for Improving Study Experience of Students, by Students, and for Students Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.27086
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