University of Maryland

The University of Maryland, College Park, has a student population of about 37,000. It is a suburban university located in College Park, Maryland, just outside of Washington D.C., the nation’s capital.  The students participating in the study were both racially and economically diverse. The campus is wireless; students have Internet access throughout the University and many computer clusters and computer classrooms exist. Work online is essential for the completion of assignments in many departments. Essentially all students own cell phones; many own smart phones.