Mobile application for sending and receiving academic messages

Authors

  • Iván Azamar Palma
  • Marco Antonio Acosta Mendizabal
  • Claudia Guzman Barrera
  • Virginia Aguilar Guerrero
  • Consuelo Ceron Rodriguez
  • Martha Guadalupe Morales Huerta
  • Cristóbal Estrada Acosta

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46932/sfjdv5n5-018

Keywords:

Android, Services, Web, Systems, Software

Abstract

We live in a competitive and globalized world in which innovation is essential for the development of new services and products that favor the generation of value in society. This is the case of education where the integration of information and communications technologies has made possible the innovation of teaching-learning processes, as is the case of the use of mobile devices inside and outside the classroom. However, inevitably, there are still barriers to being able to provide real-time interconnectivity in the educational context. Hence arises the importance of the implementation of mobile devices to revolutionize educational practices that provide optimal education of excellence. This project aims to develop a new modality through the application of mobile devices for smartphones, which allows receiving relevant messages of academic interest for students from teachers and coordinators of a higher education institution, at the same time, allowing that academic coordinators and students have excellent communication in real time in locations far from metropolitan areas. It was developed with a qualitative, transversal methodology and as a research technique, software development using the agile scrum methodology. The evidence found proposes a broad field for research on the use of applications in the educational context and the pedagogical potential of mobile devices in higher education and allows us to propose a broad field for future studies.

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Published

2024-05-23

How to Cite

Palma, I. A., Mendizabal, M. A. A., Barrera, C. G., Guerrero, V. A., Rodriguez, C. C., Huerta, M. G. M., & Acosta, C. E. (2024). Mobile application for sending and receiving academic messages. South Florida Journal of Development, 5(5), e3943. https://doi.org/10.46932/sfjdv5n5-018

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