Im sure you have all either seen or heard about UCM’s app. And some of us may even have it. I got it just for the sole purpose of checking it out. I was actually surprised we did something like that. In class we have been analyzing our client’s presence online and in social media, so I thought I would analyze UCM’s app… The app is a really simple design, aesthetically, with multiple different tabs to include:
-References (ie campus map, majors, etc)
-Directory (allows you to search for people’s contact info)
-Courses (you can see courses offered for the year)
-Events (you can see events at the University by each day)
-Campus News (offers top stories)
-Athletics (categorized by sport)
-Checklist (to do list for admission to UCM)
-Multimedia (pics, YouTube, etc)
-Bulletins (enrollment timelines, holds, etc)
The app is pretty comprehensive. It is especially good for prospective students. However, it is missing one thing that would really make it perfect for current students: BLACKBOARD. If students could access announcements, powerpoints, and emails, all from their smart phones, that would be the perfect app. I would probably use the app alot more.
Has anyone else downloaded the app? What do YOU think of it? Is there talk of Blackboard being added?