Text messaging is one of the main reasons students have been switching their computing and communication needs over to their phones. According to Hanley’s research, 97 percent of the students he surveyed used text messaging as their main form of communication. This important fact emphasis the value proposition for universities and colleges to invest in student centered technology such as Student Q or Guest Text, higher education waiting line management systems that integrates SMS text messaging and LCD displays to create virtual waiting lines so students don’t have to stand in long lines. A study performed at Ball State University found that 99.8 percent of college students now have some kind of cell phone, and that smart phones are accounting for more of their electronic and computing needs than ever before. The study was conducted by Michael Hanley, director of Ball State’s Institute for Mobile Media Research. Hanley began the […]
Student Q is a wait management system powered by the ubiquitous cell phone. Unverisities and colleges seeking to enhance the student experience can now miminize the long lines associated with Student Services such as the long line for registering for classes, student assessment, student advisement or financal aide. Student Services staff can manage multiple virtual waiting lines, track wait times, notify students with an SMS text messages right to there cell phone when they are next to be seen. Students can check their status in line through their cell phones while they are somewhere else. Most of all students are FREE from standing in lines. Go to http://www.queuemobile.com
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