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At Hinds (Miss.) Community College, VitalSource Access is putting affordable course content at students’ fingertips on or before day one of classes. Learn how the rural college is enabling student… Read More

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Educators are moving beyond traditional lectures in favor of more active and collaborative approaches to learning. But supporting a mix of devices and platforms is problematic—and what if some team… Read More

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Learn how providing students with day-one access to affordable course materials can lead to improved student outcomes. Read More

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Evangel University has been able to transform students’ education both inside and outside the classroom through the implementation of a smart Wi-Fi network. Students can easily and confidently connect and… Read More

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No one wants to see angry tweets to the Chancellor about poor Wi-Fi. To attract and retain students, IT needs to deliver a consistently great user experience on campus, including… Read More

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Bad Wi-FI is a bigger problem than you think. Students today are “digital natives” looking for digitally-enabled classrooms and learning. Read this white paper to learn how you can provide… Read More

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In growing numbers, colleges and universities turn to a one stop service model to enable students to take care of all of their service needs in one place. Several factors… Read More

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Information security is a never-ending battle against constantly evolving threats. Attackers are increasingly sophisticated and their attack vectors are always changing. The threat landscape is expanding, with new devices joining… Read More

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When big name retail, healthcare or financial brands suffer a breach, it’s all over the covers of newspapers and the lead story on the evening news. How do news organizations… Read More

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Since its origin, Apple has been instrumental in helping higher education institutions provide the right resources to faculty and students. As the must-have tool for researchers and on-the-go professors, Mac… Read More

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Underutilized Birmingham-Southern College classroom is now campus’ in-demand collaboration hub. Read More

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Learn how Penn State has mastered online learning and collaboration—offering 1,000 plus courses to more than 12,000 students from around the globe via their award winning World Campus. Read More

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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,… Read More

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Planning for Overtime

September 23, 2016


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… Read More

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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… Read More

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Decision management software helps educators at all levels make the right decisions at the right time in dealing with a number of critical challenges that they face. Read More

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From crowded lecture halls and dormitories to satellite campuses, the Cisco Meraki cloud networking solution is built for the demands of higher education Read More

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As cybercriminals increasingly profit from brazen attacks, your cyber-risk strategy is under the microscope. With the Cisco 2016 Annual Security Report, which analyzes advances by security industry and criminals, see… Read More

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Infographic:  Attackers are commandeering legitimate infrastructure and reaping millions in profit.  Defenders are struggling to detect and combat threats, and confidence is falling.  View the latest information in this engaging… Read More

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The most effective way to confront this dynamic threat landscape is to make security as pervasive as the Internet of Everything itself – extending to wherever employees are and wherever… Read More

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There are 3 main models of online proctoring: live, automated, and on-demand. Each with varying flexibility, cost, scalability, and accuracy. Download our eBook to learn the pros and cons of… Read More

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It’s a fact: students want more online courses. Institutions need to design courses specifically for these online students, courses that they know are working every step of the way. Analytics… Read More

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Educators are increasingly relying on technology to help transform the learning experience from traditional, one-size-fits all instruction to flexible, on-demand approaches that are designed to support individual learning styles beyond… Read More

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Non-HP cartridges can cost more than you think. The price may seem attractive at first but add up the costs associated with poor reliability, lower print quality, replacing failed cartridges,… Read More

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Since 2013, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale has distributed almost 7,000 Dell tablets powered by Intel® processors to incoming freshmen as part of its mobile tech initiative, which helped the… Read More

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3D printing has been around since the 1980s, but it was slow to take off because the peripheral ecosystem such as materials, software, robotics, 3D graphics and the Internet had… Read More

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Wireless Content Security

April 22, 2016


Based on wireless connectivity, there has been a fundamental shift in how people collaborate in today’s meeting spaces, and how they are also connecting to technology. Previously, meeting space participants… Read More

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Campus construction spending exceeded projections by over 12% in 2015. View this infographic to find out where the money is being spent, and how technology is helping campus managers handle… Read More

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Learn how to evolve your online proctoring strategy from the insiders at Clemson University Online.  Download the Guide, Webinar & Case Study to learn how Clemson is centralizing its proctoring… Read More

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Lately, many of the institutions we work with have been expressing an interest in competency based education (CBE), a learning approach that focuses on a learner’s ability to demonstrate measurable… Read More

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The US Department of Education offers a clear definition of CBE: “Transitioning away from seat time, in favor of a structure that creates flexibility, allows students to progress as they… Read More

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With Admissions budgets tightening and ever increasing enrollment targets, channeling resources into the most effective strategies is vital. How does video compare? Understand the ROI argument for video within your… Read More

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Yesterday’s chalkboard served a less complicated world than today, in a time before the worlds of economics, business and politics intersected and began to demand that educators and their institutions… Read More

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Students today are dramatically different from students ten years ago. They’re not attending college just for a degree and “the college experience;” they want assurance of a job at the… Read More

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In an effort to better understand the challenges associated with retention and graduation, Blackboard surveyed hundreds of higher ed administrators and students from public, private and two-year community colleges, to… Read More

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See how this instructor uses Camtasia’s video creation platform to breathe new life into online classes, improve success rates, and relieve the stress of student’s new to online learning. Read More

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This white paper presents five best practices for universities to successfully incorporate 3D printing into classrooms. Real-life examples come from Savannah College of Art and Design, Coventry University, the New… Read More

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The annual report on Apple device usage and managing Mac and iPad in higher ed institutions uncovers the latest trends associated with Apple device usage in high ed, why leaders,… Read More

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Learn how incorporating 3D printing into the higher ed curriculum can help prepare students for success in STEM careers, and how students from the Sheridan College of Mechanical and Electrical… Read More

How Technology Is Creating the Library of Tomorrow

Explore a university library that incorporates collaboration technology to create an engaging learning environment. Read the case study about the James B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State University… Read More

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Virtual environments can immerse students in realistic conditions so they can safely practice and learn from their mistakes. Download the paper, “Visualization and Simulation for Research and Collaboration,” to learn… Read More

Achieve learning continuity and keep students productive with remote access

Schools can experience substantial learning disruption when unforeseen events keep students and staff from reaching campus. With innovative IT solutions, schools can provide remote data and app access and BYOD… Read More

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Requiring students to work in designated areas at designated times hampers learning. By supporting new curricular models and student needs, IT can cut costs, enhance data security and create new… Read More

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Education IT administrators are grappling with rapidly changing student needs and usage habits. The old way of providing computer access on campus is giving way to increased mobility and access… Read More

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Learn how the IBM SPSS Data Collection family can meet all of your survey research needs, including survey authoring, interviewing, management and reporting. Read More

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Discover four advanced analysis techniques that make survey research more effective. Read More

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Discover how IBM SPSS predictive analytics can help you create, field and collect data simultaneously in many languages, via any mode, and from any location. Read More

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Mobile students need mobile workspaces with on-demand, secure access to the apps, data and services they require, expanding beyond traditional methods to promote independent and exploratory learning – without compromising… Read More

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The Future of LMS

October 31, 2015


Rapid changes in student demographics, advancements in technology, and alternative learning models are forcing a rethink about how higher education interacts with—and supports—its students. Find out what role the learning… Read More

Choosing the Right LMS for Your Institution

Today’s modern learning management system (LMS) isn’t just a repository for storing, managing, and delivering course materials—it’s a fully-featured platform, designed to increase student engagement and retention. We talked with… Read More

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Get an insider's view of how data mining helps higher education by saving resources while maximizing efficiency and improving outcomes. Three examples are included. Read More

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Predictive analytics uses advanced algorithms to analyze donor data and deliver a 360-degree view of individual donors. These analytic results provide detailed insight into the needs, preferences and behaviors of… Read More

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This white paper written by Eduventures for IBM SPSS is explains how predictive analytics can be used in education to improve student retention and includes IBM SPSS case studies. Read More

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September 30, 2015


Marist College employs IBM Cognos software in the cloud to help boost student performance Read More

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September 30, 2015


Brockenhurst College ... Delivering an exceptional student experience with personalised learning pathways Read More

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Australian National University

September 30, 2015


Australian National University ... Entering a new age of enlightenment with advanced analytics from IBM Read More

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Student retention is the biggest challenge facing education institutions today. But how do you manage at-risk students? Read More

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When planning to purchase an additive manufacturing system, buyers will find capabilities and a price range wider than products from most any industry. Systems can range from several hundred dollars… Read More

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Keeping track of the time and effort employees spend on grant-funded projects can be an incredibly difficult process, especially when employees are working on multiple projects simultaneously. But it doesn’t… Read More

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Clemson University’s administration, technologists & faculty came together to curb cheating and expand their online program. Follow their story as they set out to find a proctoring solution that meets… Read More

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Before you make a significant investment, it’s important to understand the basic processes of different 3D printers, not to mention the various materials and costs that are unique to each.… Read More

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How are higher education institutions using cloud computing, and which services and applications are most popular? How do institutions pay for cloud services? What benefits and challenges do technology decision… Read More

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What is a fully connected campus? With the increasing affordability and prevalence of networking devices, BYOD has completely changed the digital game of higher education institutions. The conflict remains: how… Read More

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The Internet has shown great promise for education in terms of enhanced teaching and learning, effective assessment, professional development, operational efficiencies, and access to information and resources. Among the teaching… Read More

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Blink and you’ll miss it. Technology is transforming education faster than we know it. In our comprehensive E-book, you’ll learn how and why the internet of everything is changing everything-… Read More

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If your current Online Course Development Program is a series of email strings and static spreadsheets then it’s time you discovered what Cutting Edge Technology in education process management can… Read More

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Experts share advice on developing a strategy for meeting students where they are – on their phone Read More

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IT professionals working in higher education dread the “move-in day blues,” when networks have their limits tested by a rush of demanding students who expect a flawless Wi-Fi experience. Download… Read More

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With increasing demand for online learning coming from both distance learners and on-campus students, colleges and universities must provide a synchronous learning platform. Beyond satisfying this need, institutions are increasingly… Read More

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Free Guide: More than 80% of IT leadership consider analytics a priority for higher education’s continued success. In this guide, we have drawn on the experience of a wide range… Read More

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Pace University is ready for labor law compliance. Are you? Using manual methods to track labor is less than accurate and could put your higher education institution at risk for… Read More

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Do you know what impact the ACA will have on your college or university? Don’t wait until it’s too late to put a plan in place. This Center for Digital… Read More

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March 24, 2015


In today’s interactive classrooms, smartphones and tablet devices have become integral tools for education, but sharing content and material with/and amongst students usually requires working with complex classroom AV systems… Read More

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Manufacturing is making a comeback in the United States, according to some. If that’s true, it’s partly because higher education has been helping students learn design and prototyping work. As… Read More

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Evaluate the pros and cons of live and on-demand online proctoring technologies with this investigative whitepaper. Read More

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Download the eBook to learn more about the new ThinkCentre® Tiny-in-One 23. Built for lightning-fast setup, strong integrated security, and legendary Lenovo reliability, it’s the perfect solution for schools looking… Read More

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Download the flyer to learn more about the new ThinkCentre® Tiny-in-One 23. Built for lightning-fast setup, strong integrated security, and legendary Lenovo reliability, it’s the perfect solution for schools looking… Read More

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Schools need desktop solutions optimized for modern learning. Watch our ThinkCentre® Tiny-in-One 23 product video to see breakthrough space efficiency, integrated security, and superior ease of use – up Read More

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The ThinkCentre® Tiny-in-One 23 was built for fast deployment in and out of the classroom. We challenged a NASCAR pit crew to a friendly race: Watch our video to see… Read More