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The Silent Transformation: Evolution and Impact of Digital Communication Skills Development in Post-Secondary Education: White Paper

Adobe software in higher education is creating a “silent transformation”, where students, faculty and staff are developing digital communication skills previously only available to disciplines in visual art, videography and web design.

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

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: White Paper

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: White Paper

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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Travel Risk Management in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities : White Paper

The purpose of this paper is to assess the challenges of travel risk management at institutions of higher learning and offer solutions for fixing the duty of care dilemma. In gathering information for this report, PhoCusWright spoke with travel and risk professionals at 11 universities, most of them large U.S. institutions. A number of these schools had recently created new travel or risk programs, some with dedicated management positions. While many are improving and expanding their risk management efforts, in the words of one of them, “it’s a very hard slog.”


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8 Tips for Wireless in the Residence Halls

With a small IT staff of five, Centenary College of Louisiana nevertheless managed to set up a wireless network in its residence halls from scratch, a network that allows for multiple devices for each student and provides 24-hour support, among other end user benefits. Scott Merritt, director of information technology for Centenary, shared his eight keys for such a successful wireless implementation. Read More

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  • Kaplan Takes Education to the iPad

    Kaplan University has released a native iPad app that allows students to attend class through the mobile device. 06/16/11 Read more

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    A Canadian university recently performed a simulation to see how well its network would hold up under the collective congestion of 100 Apple iPads running a multitude of common, bandwidth-hungry institutional applications. 06/13/11 Read more

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    Worldwide sales of mobile devices grew an enormous 18.98 percent in the first quarter of 2011. That growth was dominated by smart phones, where Google's Android OS took over the lead position--beating out mobile behemoths Symbian and iOS. 05/19/11 Read more

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Backed by years of experience and extensive vendor partnerships, our Account Managers are focused on helping you connect with the latest, most effective technology to support education.

With more than 150,000 products, a nationwide network of service partners, and teams of certified technical experts, GovConnection has the resources to help you achieve your IT goals—on time and on budget.

From digital signage in the campus cafeteria to servers in the core of your data center, GovConnection is ready to design, build, and support IT solutions that meet your every need. If you’re looking for an IT provider with the tools to accelerate learning and enhance collaboration, GovConnection is here to put technology to work for you. More Information

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