White Papers

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


Success Factors of Digitally Connected Community

Download this white paper to learn the challenges currently facing local educational entities, describe 10 exemplary local alliances that enabled connection to CalREN in California, and finish with a set of recommendations for other local entities wishing to create a successful local consortium that could duplicate this success for themselves and for their local educational ecosystems.


The Digital Revolution in Higher Education

As its title implies, this book provides an optimistic vision through a series of thoughtful, if not a provocative collection of writings from those closest to the system. No discussion regarding the digital revolution in higher education is complete without taking into account the viewpoints of the innovators, the faculty, the students, the chief information officer, and the administration. The Digital Revolution in Higher Education is all about the changes regarding the advances in technology and how institutions of higher learning along with nontraditional organizations are utilizing these powerful new tools. Learn how this revolution will help reshape higher education.


Network Readiness Guide

As new educational concepts are tested and adopted, such as 1:1 learning, flipped learning, bring your own device (BYOD), and professional development, it is important to understand how the new applications required to address these trends function, the amount of additional bandwidth needed to support them, and the impact they have upon existing applications. Download this guide to learn suggestions on what questions you should ask, a process to consider, and action points around network preparedness for Common Core assessments for grades 3–11.


Getting Started with Competency-based Education

If your institution is just beginning to explore CBE or in the planning stages for a CBE program, this is the guide you’ll need.


Learners Become Masters: Answering Five Key Questions about CBE

This eBook explains the five most important things you’ll need to know about CBE.


Assessing Competency-based Education

Looking for help on how to best design and implement an assessment strategy for CBE?


Advantages of HD Network-Based Audio/Video Recording in a Campus Environment

The ability to easily record, review catalog audio/video content can improve student collaboration, make distance learning more effective, enhance study habits, and facilitate more accurate assessment and documentation of student performance. Network-based solutions provide many benefits over traditional, device-based systems.


HP Z Workstations in Education

HP Z Workstations are built for professional applications, designed for easy setup and servicing, and sold at prices that make sense for educational budgets. Learn more about how you can give your students a professional experience with HP Z Workstations.