Campus Technology White Papers.

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


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The ROI of Web Content Management: Increase Marketing Effectiveness with WCM

06/03/14

This white paper will help you build a case for content management by showing you how a web content management (WCM) system can reduce the cost of your current website-based marketing efforts while increasing their return on investment.


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Tech Tips: Getting Started with VMware vCloud Hybrid Service

06/03/14

Download this resource guide featuring the top five tips for a successful migration of workloads to vCloud Hybrid Service.


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Improving Student Learning Outcomes: How Real-Time Performance Data Helped Students at Different Levels of Academic Performance

05/12/14

All students approach learning differently; they have varying needs and degrees of success. Real-time and specific student performance data is an invaluable tool for helping each student reach their academic goals. Improving student learning outcomes using performance data is vital to the growth and development of post-secondary students. In this white paper, read how The Ohio State University College of Medicine used personalized reports generated with the ExamSoft software to provide a broad, clear picture of performance, and remove the guesswork from self-directed learning.


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Improving Retention & Remediation: Using a Data-Driven Feedback System to Fundamentally Alter Institutional Economics

05/12/14

Tuition rates have increased above the rate of inflation for three decades. While it is clear this trend cannot continue indefinitely, educational institutions must rely on revenue flows in order to operate. Using ExamSoft's solution in conjunction with a new dynamic curriculum, Dr. Lenihan of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine was able to improve quality, reduce dropout rates, and drive more students to the organization—ultimately creating a positive and fundamental alteration in the workings of the institution’s economic structure. In this paper, Dr. David Lenihan of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)discusses how leveraging embedded assessments for remediation purposes has drastically altered the economic makeup of TouroCOM.




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Putting Data to Work: Incorporating Technology into Curricular Review

05/12/14

Curriculum redesign requires planning and resources. When it's time to implement changes to a program's curriculum, you want to be confident those changes will produce results that make the work worth it. The simple solution to reducing the challenges and risks around curriculum redesign is data. In this whitepaper, learn how data lets you minimize the risk involved in curricular redesign and more confidently move forward with changes that will help your students.


Northwestern University Enrolls Veeam for Data Protection and Virtualization Management

05/08/14

Approximately 80 percent of the IT infrastructure at Northwestern University is virtualized. In the early days of Northwestern’s virtualization initiative, the university’s IT team performed traditional file-based backups on VM, which completed backups outside of the allotted backup window, leaving the school vulnerable in potential disaster scenarios. Read this whitepaper to learn how Northwestern upgraded their virtualized environment to overcome this challenge.


College Goes Green with VMware and Veeam

05/08/14

The Warrington College IT team faced a similar challenge to what many are experience in the public sector – increased demand for IT service and support under constrained resources and funding. Read this whitepaper to learn how Nick Smeltzer, Director of IT services for Warrington Collegiate, and his colleagues leveraged a virtualized environment to conserve energy, save money and supply reliable disaster recovery.


4 Wonders of the World of Higher Education Websites

05/08/14

Higher education and Multisite—what could go wrong? Are departments still asking you to build, customize, and manage dozens of one-off websites? It’s a big job--even with Drupal. Tech teams spend 40+ hours a month managing servers, core updates, and billing. Read firsthand accounts from top schools that did it in this book. • How to stay flexible with a custom distribution. Got a multitude of use cases and departments? So did Weill Cornell Medical College. See how they pleased everyone. • 3 reasons Multisite isn’t as awesome as it looks. Read how California State University opted out of Multisite, and saved their team 40 hours a week with faster workflows. • The tech team at Arizona State University earned unanimous praise by deploying a custom distribution for 2,000+ sites.