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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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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.