highered

April 27, 2015

EDUCATION

Internet2: The Next Big Thing Awaits

In order to push the boundaries of research we must turn to innovative technology. And since much of research is being fueled by academic organizations, Cisco is making an investment in our partners and in higher education. This month in Washington, D.C. the brightest minds in technology will gather for the second annual Internet2 Global […]

August 27, 2014

EDUCATION

Connected Learning for Higher Education at #EDU14

Visit us at EDUCAUSE 2014. We’ll be in booth 1121 and ready to share the latest in Connected Learning for Higher Education. Join us for demonstrations and presentations by education technology experts covering a range of topics, including: New! Campus Media Experience Come see the Dorm Room of the Future! Whether in a dorm room […]

June 19, 2014

EDUCATION

#HigherEdThursdays – How to Prepare a College Campus for A New Era of Innovation

Published June 18 at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/impactx/ Imagine what a university could and should look like in several years. What will our students be learning? How will they be learning? What tools will they need in this future education? Those questions, and many more, were asked as our team began the process of upgrading the San Jose […]

May 29, 2014

EDUCATION

#HigherEdThursdays: The Unique Nature of the American Research University

To understand the unique nature of the American Research University, public or private, it is important to have some historical context of the Academic Research Enterprise. As America pursued economic growth and other national goals, its research universities emerged as a major national asset — perhaps even its most potent one. This did not happen […]

April 10, 2014

EDUCATION

Innovations in Higher Education: New Thursday Blog Series

Most of us have seen the incredible progress and subsequent challenges in the arena of higher education, and there’s no doubt it’s been a big topic of discussion amongst the Cisco Education Team. So, we are excited to announce an upcoming blog series that will highlight some of the key trends, challenges and innovations we […]

December 13, 2013

EDUCATION

New University Dedicated to STEM, Real-world Relevance

The success of our industry and even our nation’s well-being are dependent on engaging students and developing the experts of the future in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). I am personally committed to STEM education initiatives, and want to share an exciting university that’s breaking new ground to lead the way […]

November 1, 2013

EDUCATION

Educause 2013: It’s All About Engagement

Educause 2013 brought together the country’s greatest minds in higher education to discuss the future of learning. We’ve come away from this year’s conference with a lot to think about – the role of mobile devices in the classroom, new technology implementations and turning the traditional classroom upside down. But throughout all of these different […]

October 18, 2013

EDUCATION

Day 2 of Educause 2013: Videoconferencing, Engagement and the Student Experience

Day 2 of Educause 2013 has been both information-filled and somewhat fascinating. During the general session this morning, author and renowned game designer, Jane McGonigal, shared some intriguing facts about the power of gaming in higher education. A few facts she shared that I found especially interesting included – 71% of employees are not engaged […]

August 28, 2013

EDUCATION

The Best Thinking in Higher Education IT

The largest Higher Education IT event of the year, EDUCAUSE 2013 takes place  in Anaheim, California  October 15-18. We will be there along with about 5,000 key decision makers from the United States, Canada, and around the world. If you are planning to attend,  visit the Cisco team at booth #601, where we will showcase […]