higher education

December 11, 2012

EDUCATION

Cisco Delivers the Power of Wi-Fi to a Colorado University

Having had a great time at  EDUCAUSE 2012 in Denver this year, I wanted to follow-up on an interesting story from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  Universities around the country are using technology to drive greater levels of knowledge sharing and improve the effectiveness of education, and our friends at CU Boulder are no […]

November 15, 2012

EDUCATION

Four Virginia Universities Give Telepresence an A+

Educators have put telepresence to the test and it’s passed with honors. In 2011, four Virginia universities joined together with one objective–to transform higher education. The partnership, dubbed 4-VA, includes members from George Mason University, James Madison University, University of Virginia and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The 4-VA’s goals are admirable and ambitious: […]

November 12, 2012

EDUCATION

Cloud Bursts into Higher Education

Universities are embracing cloud computing services models for research, student engagement, and cross-university collaboration but struggle to determine the best way to use these services given high security concerns. As a result, there has been a strong interest and investment in private cloud solutions and interest in community clouds specific to the higher education sector. […]

November 8, 2012

EDUCATION

Collaborative Learning on Display at Educause 2012

Collaborative learning was on display this week at Educause 2012 in Denver.  As colleges and universities are embracing technology to enable more dynamic teaching and learning, inside and outside of the classroom, it is clear that the “stale, passive lecture model” is transforming to a collaborative model of instruction. A just published eCampus News special […]