Share Paper: A Methodology of Teaching Mobile Development for Undergraduate Students in Project-Based Classes

  1. Samy El-Tawab, James Madison University, United States
  2. Sevinj Iskandarova, James Madison University, United States
  3. Mohammad Almalag, Indiana University Kokomo, United States
  4. Puya Ghazizadeh, Seton Hall University, United States
Wednesday, March 28 12:10-12:30 PM Edison F

Abstract: This paper investigated the challenges and suggested solutions for teaching a mobile development course project to undergraduate students in technology-related majors. We presented several case studies that featured three faculty members from several undergraduate focus-teaching institutions. The methodology was used successfully to guide various teams of junior and senior level students, from several universities and different technology programs, for one semester. The paper described the challenges that professors and educators have to keep up with modern coding materials for mobile development, whether it is a native programming language (i.e., iOS development, Android development) or a cross-platform programming language (i.e., PhoneGap, ...