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August 23, 2016

NETWORKING

Countdown to Education Innovation with iSchool

Okay, let’s be honest, back in my K-12 school days, I generally had one eye trained on the classroom clock. I’d watch as the minute hand made its painfully slow march toward the recess bell and escape. Now, thanks to iSchool Initiative some lucky students and administrators are watching the classroom clock and tracking their […]

November 11, 2015

EDUCATION

Learning from EDUCAUSE 2015

EDUCAUSE is always one of my favorite conferences, and this year was no exception. While many of the discussion topics weren’t new, they did focus on issues that are gaining steam, such as mobile device management (MDM) and how to prevent cybersecurity breaches. Last week, I shared some of the things I was hearing on […]

January 15, 2015

EDUCATION

Technology and its Power to Transform Society – Where do you Stand?

Educators are using technologies like Cisco Webex to deliver anytime, anywhere learning, bring experts from across the country and the globe into their classrooms, and provide ubiquitous access to an astounding amount of resources on the Internet. Now, educators, along with their students across the country, are using it to have conversations that transform society.  […]

January 7, 2015

EDUCATION

In Education, The Internet of Everything is Really a Thing

When talking about whether or not something is important in modern-day life, my Millennial sons often ask, “Is that really a thing?”  For example, renting a dog on Craigslist, is that a thing? I’m here to tell you that the Internet of Everything (IoE) is really a thing in Education, and the use cases for […]

December 15, 2014

EDUCATION

Transforming Education with the Internet of Everything at San Jose State

Forward-thinking faculty members and staff at San Jose State University are using Internet of Everything technologies in innovative ways to transform education: Project Assistant Quyen Grant is using Cisco collaboration technologies to expand learning across international borders, working with students and universities in Vietnam through the Social Work Education Enhancement Program (SWEEP); Advertising Professor John […]

November 12, 2014

EDUCATION

Continuing To Build Success with the Internet2 Community

When I was in college, I didn’t have e-mail.  Cell phones were rare and there was certainly no such thing as a smart phone, tablet, a laptop, or Google.   Sometimes I look back and wonder how I ever survived without those technologies that have now become a necessity in my everyday life. As we go […]

October 7, 2014

EDUCATION

The Global STEM Alliance: Collaborative Education and Mentoring to Solve the “STEM Paradox”

The New York Academy of Sciences has recently released a report that redefines the global STEM crisis as a “STEM paradox”: there are sufficient numbers of STEM graduates, but low numbers of grads who are actually prepared for work, “brain drain” from developing countries and the lack of women in STEM fields makes it impossible […]

September 30, 2014

NETWORKING

Globe University rolls out innovation over Cisco WLAN

For the past 125 years, Globe University has focused on hands-on training to ensure the career success of students offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees,...

IoE Can Be Key to More Energy Efficient Colleges

The Internet of Everything (IoE) is becoming more real than ever, particularly in education. As we begin to see this massive transformation taking place, schools for both K-12 and higher education are utilizing Cisco networks to run applications and pilot projects that benefit both the students and the faculty.  We expect to see more and […]