Videoconferencing is gaining traction in the college classroom as more professors realize the value and simplicity of using this A/V technology to achieve myriad course objectives. Using two way video and audio, individuals, small classes, and large groups alike can interact with a wide range of experts, authors, environments, and sites without leaving campus.
For schools looking to minimize risk, cloud solutions offer a cost-effective way to achieve a range of disaster-readiness goals.
Los Angeles Community College District is making plans for ConnectLACCD: a broadband fiber ring that will link each campus and create a district-wide high-speed network; provide district-wide broadband wireless coverage; facilitate resilient administrative systems and establish regional backup capabilities that can save hundreds of thousands of dollars on backup alone; and establish scalability that will truly meet LACCD's future networking needs.
UC San Francisco's lecture capture system is playing a pivotal role in taking healthcare education in new directions.
Is improving the effectiveness of education a more difficult task than discovering the Higgs boson particle? Joel Smith thinks perhaps it is.
Utah State wanted it all--both central systems for delivering shared services and the cooperation of departmental IT. Here's how it managed the challenge.
As institutions are increasingly pressed to graduate more students and to do so more efficiently, says AAC&U Fellow Gary Brown, understanding how quality is defined will be critical--and building consensus around competency is an emerging strategy for ensuring quality.
The current generation of college-age students could be the first to receive less education than the one that came before it. According to recent data, only half of those who start college complete their degrees--worse, only 12 percent among lower income students. But technology can help change that, according to Mark Milliron, chancellor of Western Governors University Texas.
Keeping your data resources safe and network secure in a bring-your-own-device environment on campus requires applying pressure where it will have the biggest impact.
The University of San Diego is offering educators and administrators the first accredited certificate in mobile technology tools, teaching, and metrics.