White Papers

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


The K-20 Active Learning Landscape

In October 2015, the Center for Digital Education (CDE) surveyed 139 K-20 education decision-makers, including technology and executive professionals and educators, about the challenges and benefits of active learning. The survey also aimed to uncover trends, best practices and future plans around active learning.


A Shift to Active Learning Environments

At college and university classrooms nationwide a shift is afoot, with innovative teaching arrangements and approaches creating more active learning environments—and fostering collaborations between student and teacher that are making learning more personalized. Today, Dell is partnering with a range of higher education institutions to speed the transformation. Highlighting examples from multiple universities helps illuminate these newly emerging learning environments.


The Active Learning Continuum: Connecting Education Environments to Careers

So how can school districts and higher education institutions equip students with the skillsets employers need? The Center for Digital Education surveyed 125 K-20 education decision-makers and interviewed 15 K-12, higher education and private sector professionals in late 2015 to get their opinions. An overwhelming 91 percent of respondents agreed active learning better prepares students for college and careers than traditional education frameworks.


Maximizing Technology on Campus: Will There Ever Truly Be a 100 Percent Paperless Student?

Find out how to embrace technology to improve the student experience and campus environment in our report.

Discover how the current trend away from paper can lead the way for a better student experience, campus-wide. In our report, you’ll learn how technology can support the way students want to work and provide the foundation for the next generation of digital learning environments.


Personal, Portable Education Today

Mobile computing and modern communications are transforming education as we know it. Driven by mobile devices and app-savvy users ranging from preschoolers to PhDs, digital technology is becoming a necessary tool to engage and educate today’s tech-savvy students.


Drive Transformation With The Cisco Digital Education Platform

Now, more than ever, schools and universities around the world are understanding the value of digital transformation in education.


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.


Ransomware Defense Validated Design Guide

Cyber-criminals collected $209 million in the first three months of 2016 by extorting businesses and institutions to unlock computers. At that rate, ransomware is on pace to be a $1 billion a year criminal industry this year. The Angler Exploit kit, which infects your system and deploys the ransomware, will be responsible for over $60 million this year alone.