Enhancement of Undergraduate Time Management Through the Use of A Lab Schedule Reminder App

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Khobinath Varma Perumal
Siva Priya Thiagarajah


Engineering undergraduates have to attend a certain number of laboratory hours to obtain their degree. Undergraduates have to attend up to 10 laboratory sessions per semester. One problem that arises from this requirement is complicated lab schedule management. This leads to increased missing of lab sessions and also redundancy in laboratory replacement sessions, which decreases efficiency of student and staff. This paper provides a solution to this problem by creating a lab schedule mobile application based on android development. The LabSkedule application reminds students on lab sessions, reduces hassle for students in viewing lab schedules and also managing their various lab sessions. A post application launch survey verified by 92% of students shows an improvement in efficiency in managing lab schedules and improved attendance to laboratory sessions.

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