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Higher education white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


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4 Ways Video Walls Help Higher Ed Attract Students, Create Collaborative Learning Environments, and Build Communities

New technologies in the classroom and a trend toward technology-based models of learning are creating a dramatic transformation in the higher education sector. As traditional institutions struggle to find new ways to stay relevant, one emerging technology trend, video walls, is helping higher education institutions wow tech-savvy incoming students and prove their relevance.Learn what types of video wall applications are being implemented and how they address critical challenges for higher education institutions.


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Case Study: Creating the Library of Tomorrow

Yesterday’s library of card catalogs and the Dewey Decimal System is passé. Today’s learners are tech-savvy and non-conventional. They want a vibrant library environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and deeply engaged learning. They prefer interactive video chats and lively whiteboard collaboration instead of the hushed group study sessions of the past. In short, they want what a library should have been all along. If you’re wondering how to get started or what the next generation of libraries will look like, we invite you to read about how a major university partnered with the world’s leading audio/video solutions provider, AVI-SPL, to make full use of today’s cutting-edge collaborative learning technologies to build the library of the future.


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The Active Campus Playbook: Five Basic Moves for Driving Student Engagement, Learning and Retention

Colleges are seeking to personalize the learning experience, increase engagement and improve student success outcomes. Download this Industry Perspective to learn how when mobility initiatives, played well, can address all three goals.


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Model Behavior: Re-Training Students Not to Cheat on Exams

Higher education institutions may have a lot to learn from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The lessons aren’t about metal detectors in schools, affordable student dining plans or the latest in vending machine innovation. Instead, they must focus on behavior modification. Among those who need it most. This white paper will explore the methods in which behavior modification coupled with technology-enhanced proctoring can help prevent students from cheating on distance exams.




10 Reasons Why Multi-Material 3D Printing is Better for Your Product Design & Development

Additive manufacturing using PolyJet technology in a classroom or university setting advances the breadth of student knowledge and allows them to rethink product design and manufacturing. The Objet Connex multi-material 3D printer can combine up to 14 materials at the same time within a single consistent model, allowing students to experience a new streamlined design process, explore rapid prototyping and understand advancements in the manufacturing process. Read more to learn about the advantages of multi-material 3D printing.


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How Software-Defined Networking will Redefine the Intelligent Campus

While colleges and universities have begun using 802.11ac to address networking capacity gaps, it may be time to architect a move away from a campus deployment focus altogether and embrace a new, open approach for meeting networking demands.


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Thought Leadership | The Changing Landscape of IT Delivery and Consumption in Education

Hear from Thought Leaders in both higher education and K-12 about their thoughts on how the cloud is altering the IT infrastructure in education, changing the way schools deliver and consume IT services. At the center of this new infrastructure is the network. No longer just "plumbing" in the infrastructure, the network is now a strategic asset. As more and more IT functions, including software and platforms, are offered as a cloud service, the network infrastructure that securely and reliably enables the consumption of these services becomes increasingly important. So how does this look in real-world environments? Campus Technology and T.H.E. Journal spoke with a panel of education technology experts to get their insight.


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Public Sector Reacts Positively to the Changes in IT Consumption

Download this White Paper to learn the important results from an IDC Government Insights survey indicating that government and education IT managers are both struggling to deal with the complexities introduced by the consumerization of IT, and also looking to take advantage of the increased functionality brought forth by these changes. This InfoBrief report highlights some of these new opportunities, while stressing the importance of building a flexible, high- performance network that can help organizations adapt to these changes.