Marquette University's security analyst found that the network access control tool already in place could deliver much more value with just a bit more effort.
Traditional vendor-higher education relationships were built on the premise of giving out money in exchange for goods. Today's competitive funding environment requires a more creative approach and finds more colleges turning to IT manufacturers for funding, support, and resources. In this series we'll look at how three different schools have successfully funded IT infrastructure changes with the help of their vendors, explain how the process worked, and show the benefits they've reaped as a result.
Using Twitter to teach Chaucer? And Google+ to teach database management? Two innovative instructors reveal how they're using these social media tools to engage students, spur dialogue, and foster a collaborative learning environment.
With a bank of 40,000 educational apps that have been cataloged, reviewed, and approved, a Tennessee initiative hopes to make it easier for educators to use apps in the classroom and beyond.
Bristol Community College, an urban college in southeastern Massachusetts, has redesigned many of its courses around common learning outcomes. With the help of a Title III grant from the Department of Education, BCC has supported faculty by developing Course Design Toolkits and identifying an array of digital instructional artifacts relevant to course content and supportive of learning outcomes.
Cloud vendors tout the benefits of paying for cloud services as operating expenses, rather than raising capital funds for infrastructure projects on campus. But the calculus is not as simple as that.
Since the economic meltdown began, continued financial challenges have impacted how most higher education CIOs deal with IT funding. Maintaining IT services has become a struggle as revenues dry up, while costs are ever on the rise. Expanding these IT services with such limited resources and uncertain long-term budget growth is on everyone's mind among higher ed CIOs and has changed how many institutions approach reducing their IT costs.
A college attorney explains seven legal issues that institutions need to consider before signing a cloud computing contract.
Lawyers identify the six biggest legal issues facing IT today, and how CIOs can avoid a run-in with the law.
Educators debate what it means to be a digital citizen, and how higher education should prepare students to assume the mantle of citizenship.