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Mobile Classroom Specialists from Bridgepoint Education Present Strategies for Building Ashford, Rockies Mobile at Campus Tech in Long Beach

Dana LaFleur, Cory Jones describe what's viable, desirable and possible for mobile classrooms

Directors of the Mobile Classroom Product and Development Team at Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) are presenting at the Campus Technology Forum in Long Beach, Calif., today. Dana LaFleur, director of learning architecture, and Cory Jones, director of software development, will spend the morning with educators and technology providers, exploring the details behind creating mobile technology and a mobile classroom architecture for colleges and universities. 

“A lot of innovation went into building Ashford and Rockies Mobile,” stated Jones. “Helping our colleagues understand our experience – including the challenges that arose in the process – is essential to further improving the quality of the online learning experience overall.” 

The presentation, highlighting Ashford Mobile and Rockies Mobile, will revolve around the core strategy of app development in support of online education, and detail some of the heavy lifting necessary to bring a mobile learning app to fruition. LaFleur and Jones will explore Bridgepoint’s research into the effectiveness of mobile classroom apps at the school and student levels, including measurement of learning outcomes. 

LaFleur and Jones will be joined at this intersection of education, technology and infrastructure by their peers, experts in mobile app use, classroom content and the online media community. More information about the Campus Technology Forum can be found by visiting events.campustechnology.com/Events/CT-Forum-Conference/Home.aspx. 

About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) improves the way individuals learn. By harnessing creativity, knowledge and proprietary technologies, such as Constellation, Thuze and Waypoint Outcomes, Bridgepoint Education has re-engineered the modern student experience with innovative solutions that advance learning. Its accredited institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies – embody the contemporary college experience. Ashford University offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs while University of the Rockies offers master’s and doctoral degree programs. Both provide progressive online platforms, as well as traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa (Ashford University), and Colorado Springs, Colorado (University of the Rockies). For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580. 

About Ashford University

Ashford University is defining the modern college experience by combining the heritage of a traditional campus with the flexibility and effectiveness of online learning. The University provides a vibrant learning community where high-quality programs and leading-edge technology create a dynamic, immersive and stimulating learning experience. Ashford University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org). The University offers practical and progressive associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs online, as well as bachelor’s degree programs at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. Ashford University – where heritage meets innovation. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513. 

About University of the Rockies

University of the Rockies is an advanced graduate institution for tomorrow’s thought leaders. The University provides an intimate and dynamic learning environment, offering highly specialized master’s and doctoral degree programs in the social and behavioral sciences, access to industry experts, campus clinical programs for practical experience, and research and publishing opportunities. University of the Rockies is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org). Small by design, University of the Rockies classes are presented in a progressive online format and at its Colorado Springs, Colorado, campus. For more information, please visit www.rockies.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 866.621.0124 x2513.

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