ActiveCampus - Sustaining Educational Communities through Mobile Technology

William G. Griswold, Robert Boyer, Steven W. Brown, Tan Minh Truong, Ezekiel Bhasker, Gregory R. Jay and R. Benjamin Shapiro
CS2002-0704
April 24, 2002

The traditional university campus is designed to foster a thriving community of learners, but modernity has introduced many stresses. Mobile computing holds the potential to strengthen a campus's traditional institutions of community through a process of indirect mediation. This paper introduces ActiveCampus, a suite of personal services for sustaining an educational community. The design and implementation of ActiveCampus is described, which is now in deployment on the UCSD campus.


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