higher education

February 24, 2013

EDUCATION

Trends Shaping the Future of Education

School, college and university systems are facing unprecedented challenges. Education leaders are capitalizing on new technology trends to face these challenges, drive innovation and transform education. These themes, and more, will be explored during the Cisco Virtual Forum for Education Leaders, 2013. We invite you to join us on March 19th (Americas and EMEA) and […]

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 14, 2013

DATA CENTER

Technology Promotes Education

The saying “you’ve gotta give credit where credit is due” is exceptionally literal for Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Recently becoming recognized as one of the most successful academic institutions in the country, Liberty University can thank its ability to support the huge influx of students, faculty, and staff to the updated technology infrastructure of […]

February 6, 2013

EDUCATION

Realize the Promise of BYOD with the Next Generation Education Workspace

Can 1 +1 really = 3 (or more)?  Consider the opportunity presented by the thoughtful convergence of BYOD and virtual desktop technologies. BYOD is one of the most important trends in education technology today. However, many BYOD initiatives are limited to providing personal devices with basic network connectivity via the campus Wi-Fi network. Traditional virtual […]

February 1, 2013

EDUCATION

A Six-Part Series: Transforming Higher Education in the US

This six-part series will focus on transformation of the traditional higher education system in the United States.  While a topic that causes some anxiety for higher education leaders, there is no choice but to change.  The question is how colleges and universities across the country will go about that change and the role that technology […]

January 22, 2013

EDUCATION

Next Generation Video-over-IP Solutions Change How Trainers Train

As educators increasingly take advantage of networked video technology to move their traditional classrooms online, there is a growing need for both instructors capable of engaging students in these next generation online classrooms, and skilled networking professionals with the knowledge to meet the growing demand to deploy, support and maintain networked video solutions. In 2011, […]

January 2, 2013

EDUCATION

Facing the World: TelePresence in Education

Video collaboration and telepresence technologies will play an increasingly important role in transforming the delivery of education. “Telepresence expands the learning environment by offering students a virtual window on the real world, by reducing administration costs so more can be spent on teaching, and offering increased equity of access to learning for all.” Antoniette Guglielmo, […]

December 18, 2012

EDUCATION

Cisco’s 2012 Education Retrospective

At the beginning of 2012, we saw three major trends emerging in the education space, but we had no idea that they would all be converging: Flipped Learning, BYOD, and Shared Collaborative Platforms. This time last year, I was sitting at an old, high-top biology lab table with my son’s AP Biology teacher, asking him […]