Professor Designs Mobile App

Professor Carolyn Gentle-Genitty from the School of Social Work at IUPUI has adapted material from her classroom for a smartphone app. The app combines 10 chapters of study material and a final test that simulates an introductory course in social work. Gentle-Genitty and her undergraduate team, Crystal Barnett and Tracy Beer, spent hundreds of hours developing the $2.99 app, which has had its biggest sales abroad. Gentle-Genitty is already working on her next app, “101 Social Work Theories,” which will aggregate many of the discipline’s theories into one domain.