New IT issues include strategic leadership, affordability, and next-gen enterprise IT.
By Meris Stansbury
It’s that time again when almost every attendee part of the annual EDUCAUSE conference crams next to each other in a convention ballroom to hear about what their higher ed peers have to say about the IT issues and challenges they expect to face next year.
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have quickly become one of the most polarizing developments in higher education. Many in higher ed see these MOOCs as innovations that could mark the turning point in how education is delivered, while others see MOOCs as a distraction, a phase, and a means for diluting a college degree. Whatever your feelings on these massive classes, the developments in how they’re created, delivered, and received have come at a furious pace over the past few months, and we’ve compiled our most pertinent MOOC coverage right here, all in once place.
It doesn’t take a university’s resident budgetary whiz to know that long-term technology cost savings trumps in-the-moment savings, especially when those long-haul savings bring a cutting-edge technology and proven reliability…
Optimized Education Resources for 3D Printing – A Guide for Educators
September 26, 2016
3D printing can inspire students to imagine, build, test their ideas, and engage in meaningful learning. With the help of many of our customers’ schools and our Education Advisory Board, Stratasys put together this printer-agnostic guide to teaching and learning resources to help you kick-start meaningful projects and lessons in your learning community.
Call it the Titanic syndrome: They know an iceberg lies ahead, but don’t understand that most of its mass—and the most likely area of impact—lies beneath the surface. That’s one conclusion from a July eCampus News survey regarding the new FLSA overtime rules going into effect December 1. Find out what you do and don’t know about the impact of this new law on higher ed institutions, and the steps you can take to forecast and manage the changes ahead.
Protecting Higher Education from Costly Data Breaches
August 12, 2016
With large quantities of student and faculty information on hand, complicated information systems and distributed environments spread across departments, higher education institutions are subject to breaches in the same fashion and with the same magnitude as large corporations.
But fear not, we’re here to help. This white paper provides you with the confidence and know-how to combat the threat of security breaches and avoid the associated costs on your budget and sanity. After reading, you’ll be able to:
Identify common types of security breaches
Work with faculty and staff to better secure your environment
Prevent hacks and malicious software from reaching university systems
Download our PDF to take the first step in offering secure, academic freedom at your university.