By Dr. Marciene Mattleman
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you’re lost at Carnegie Mellon University, try Mapyst. Students walked, timed and mapped every building, hallway and foyer on campus right up to the room door to solve the problem,” I can’t find the classroom.”READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley As Snow Moves In
At the University of Maryland College Park, a user can tap the M-Urgengy icon and stream audio and video to police monitors making sure that those who feel the need for escorts don’t have to wait.READ MORE: Eagles Fans At McGillin's Old Ale House Disappointed In 'Embarrassing' Loss To Buccaneers
In South Africa, many students have little access to computers, but 98% have cell phones. Associate professor Laura Czerniewicz, at the University of Cape Town, reports that students record pictures of her blackboard notes and textbook pages on their phones.
And the latest estimate is that one third of all US students take at least one course online.MORE NEWS: Officials Across Delaware Valley Focus On Road Preparations In Anticipation Of Snow, Rain