education

March 6, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

How Do You Get Executives Involved in Social Media?

“How do you get executives involved in using social media themselves? How do I make it relevant for them and their business initiatives? And how do I show them value for participating right away? ” Our social media training team is approached regularly with questions like these in hopes that there is a simple formula […]

March 6, 2013

EDUCATION

Sneak peek of the Exhibit Booths at the Cisco Virtual Forum for Education Leaders

This quarter, I had the privilege to work on a stretch assignment in the Education Marketing Team, to manage the Exhibit Booth and the dashboard for the Virtual Event Forum for Education Leaders, 2013.  It will be held on March 19 (Americas, and EMEA) and March 20 (Asia-Pacific), and will feature sessions with nineteen education […]

March 4, 2013

EDUCATION

Cisco Education Virtual Forum Spotlights K-12 Leaders Who are Shaping the Future of Education

Cisco is pleased to present the Cisco Virtual Forum for Education Leaders, 2013 – a free global conference that K-12 school leaders can attend from the convenience of their desktop or mobile device. Join us on March 19 (Americas and EMEA) and March 20 (Asia-Pacific) to hear education innovators from around the world who are […]

March 3, 2013

EDUCATION

Cisco at Going Global 2013: Internationalising Higher Education

In just a couple of hours Cisco will be taking part in one of the largest and most important gatherings for the internationalization of tertiary education. Going Global is an open forum hosted by the British Council that attracts over 1200 participants from 80 countries including education ministers, senior policy makers, presidents and vice-chancellors, researchers, […]

March 3, 2013

EDUCATION

Higher Education Innovation Highlighted at Cisco Virtual Forum for Education Leaders

Colleges and universities are being challenged to transform the way they deliver their traditional roles of teaching and research. Today’s education leaders are capitalizing on new technologies to enable innovative instructional and research models that are shaping the future of higher education. Please join us on March 19 (Americas and EMEA) and March 20 (Asia-Pacific), […]

February 25, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Bring a Teacher to Twitter

Have you been doing your Twitter homework? Educators are using social media to share their lesson plans and get new ideas.  If your favorite teacher is not already doing this, help them set up their Twitter account: description, photos; first tweet.

February 22, 2013

EDUCATION

Addressing Security Challenges and Campus Safety

Schools are facing increasing security challenges, ranging from campus violence to thefts, from vandalism to natural disasters. Abductions, Shootings, Bullying, Thefts, Vandalism, Visitor Management, Bomb threats, Fire, Earthquakes, Local Community Emergencies. According to the respondents to the Campus Safety Magazines 2013 yearbook & survey, here are some  top challenges for schools in 2013: 43%  more […]

February 20, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

The Internet of Everything: Transforming College Education To Align with Business Needs #IoE

As a father of future college students, I’m excited that Cisco’s announcement yesterday about the Internet of Everything (IoE) Economy may finally transform college education to provide graduates with the real-world skills needed by businesses today — and tomorrow. Before I jump too far ahead, let me explain what Cisco announced. Cisco estimates that there […]

February 13, 2013

EDUCATION

Wifi password please?

Back in the days, I was one of those students who wanted the most up to date scientific calculators and the latest design of the Trapper Keeper notebook.  These days, it’s the wifi access the students want, to stay connected anytime, anywhere on their smartphones or tablets. According to the Cisco Connected World Technology Report more […]