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21st Century Campus

With a new administration taking over in Washington D.C., educators and technologists alike are redoubling their emphasis on 21st Century Campus. In the world of higher education, this means a renewed commitment to familiarizing students with the hardware, software and services that can prepare them to meet challenges of the new millennium. Most 21st Century Campus initiatives also are designed to help students develop the ability to communicate, collaborate, think critically, utilize media to gather information and incorporate awareness of the world around them.  To prepare for the campus of tomorrow, we all must act today.

Cities, governments, institutions slow to adopt mass notification

It’s no secret that the young people of today are obsessed with their cell phones, mobile devices, and text messagingas a primary form of communication.

Step into a secondary school class- room and at least a quarter of teenagers are peering down into their mobile devices. During family dinners, post- pubescent thumbs are flying over tiny keyboards. Even in movie theaters, many youngsters check out to sit in the dark and text their friends.

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Resources for School Security

These resources are designed to provide you with fresh insights into the challenges of planning, developing, and implementing effective safety and security strategies in higher education: the technologies, the issues, and the role of IT in making it all come together effectively.

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