White Papers

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


Creating the Digital Campus

Many institutions are ill equipped to transition to new ways of doing business. The journey requires the proper mix of planning, piloting, training, and marketing of successes that align business goals, such as improved student academic results, increased capture of research grants, and budgetary cost savings. This white paper outlines how higher education institutions can effectively deploy collaborative technology solutions to address market challenges, overcome institutional barriers, and transform education.

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New Approach to Classroom Polling Engages Students, Instructors

At the University of South Carolina in Columbia, new classroom polling software is engaging students, raising exam grades, and saving instructor time. Download this exclusive Digital Dialogue to learn how Leslie Hendrix, an instructor in the statistics department, is using REEF Polling from i>clicker to positively impact her classroom.

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Florida Polytechnic University: Startup School

For its grand opening in the fall of 2014, Florida Poly partnered with MakerBot, a global leader in desktop 3D printing, and acquired a MakerBot Innovation Center with more than 50 MakerBot Replicator® 3D Printers. The university placed this makerspace at the center of its main instructional building, across the hall from an IBM supercomputer. “This is the time to be out in front, investing in technologies that are sustainable trends,” says Tom Hull, Florida Poly’s vice president and chief information officer. See how Florida Poly reached the forefront of 3D Printing in this case study.

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District Builds Fast, Low-Cost Network with Optical Networking

As schools and campuses look to revamp their legacy switch networks, new technologies such as passive optical networking mean that copper networks are simply no longer efficient or cost-effective models. Download this informative Digital Dialogue to learn how low-cost solutions requiring less space and materials, using passive optical networking to provide a single fiber-based network for all services are the wave of the future.

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5 New Ways to Look at Clickers in the Classroom

With the rapid uptick in both wireless technology and mobile devices in the hands of students, the capabilities of classroom response systems, or clickers, have suddenly expanded. Download this exclusive GameChanger to learn how educators are using clicker technology to revolutionize the classroom.

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Top Ways 3D Printing Benefits Your School

Educators are thrilled to see how 3D Printing is enhancing the classroom experience for each student. Download this informative infographic to learn innovative, best practices for how to implement and use 3D printing on your campus.

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Transforming Higher Education with Mobility Solutions: A Strategic Guide for Colleges and Universities Considering BYOD Support Models

Over the past decade, technology has radically transformed the higher education experience. Learning has moved out of the classroom, and students expect to be able to pursue their education from any location at any time. This paper presents guidelines for colleges and universities considering bring-your-own-device (BYOD) support models and presents guidelines for implementing mobility programs to modernize your IT strategy and improve the working and learning environment for students, faculty and staff.

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Advancing Medical Care for Northeastern Pennsylvania Community: The Commonwealth Medical College

Download this case study to learn how the Commonwealth Medical College in Pennsylvania benefited from a flexible printing, copying, scanning, faxing and sending solution using Canon imageRUNNER/imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems and uniFLOW software.