Making the Connection: Student Engagement through Bluetooth Beacons

Thursday, October 27 | 12:30PM–1:30PM | Exhibit Hall B/C, Level One
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
Reaching students beyond traditional channels in an age of rapid technological change is essential to retention and academic success. The proliferation of mobile devices presents new opportunities for student engagement outside the classroom. This session will highlight the use of Bluetooth beacon technologies to transmit academic resources to students' mobile devices.

Outcomes: Learn how to leverage Bluetooth technologies to increase engagement with students outside the classroom *Learn how to implement beacon technologies to disseminate information to students' mobile devices *Identify new methods of campus outreach


  • Somaly Kim Wu

    Head of Library Technology & Innovation, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Bob Price

    Assistant Dean Technology and Digital Strategies, University of North Carolina, Charlotte