Summer reading list: modernizing IT and enhancing cybersecurity, plus a view of the bright side
Thinking of summer reading with digital teaching and learning in mind? Here are a few suggestions. Some are serious—think cybersecurity and IT modernization—but others are inspirational and fun.
Improving the Student Experience Across Campus
From the classroom to the gym to the library to the bus, students participate in an academic community in a variety of ways and through a range of interactions.
[New Cybersecurity Report] How to Stay Ahead of the Latest Cyber Threats in Higher Ed
Nearly 60% of colleges and universities worldwide have experienced at least one public security breach, and in 2017, threats like these cost 51% of all affected institutions more than $500,000.
The Future of STEM: Cisco Networking Academy Turns 20
At a recent event in the Missouri state capitol, Cisco Networking Academy - which has reached millions of students worldwide - commemorated its 20-year anniversary with 120 graduates of Missouri programs.
Translating Access into Student Engagement
In prior posts, we’ve talked a lot about access as the fundamental building block of student success, the first step in the process of evolving student opportunity. But access alone doesn’t yield results. What does access give you? Information. Resources. Raw inputs. Bricks with which to build. Learning requires putting them together to build something, […]
Our Top 5 Education Posts of 2017: See What You Missed
We’re looking back at our five most-read blog posts of 2017. If you missed them the first time, now’s your chance to see why they resonated with other readers.
The Future of Interactive Whiteboards
Craig Tranter is a former educator, and now serves as a technology presenter for Cisco. This blog is part of a series on advancements and opportunities in education. All views...
Virtual and Augmented Reality in Education
Craig Tranter is a former educator, and now serves as a technology presenter for Cisco. This blog is the seventh in his series on advancements and opportunities in education. All views are his own. Textbook and PowerPoint are old hat now. So, what can we do as educators to really bring the classroom to life? […]