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Secure Mobile Devices: Podcast

Learn how you can let users bring personal devices to work without risking data security.


 

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2021 Teaching and Learning Trends: What the Horizon Report Means for IT: Asset

For many years, the Horizon Report has been tracking trends, technologies and key practices in teaching and learning. But this year, there’s one striking difference: the impact of a global pandemic on practically every aspect of higher education. In this episode of the podcast, we speak with Kathe Pelletier, director of EDUCAUSE’s Teaching and Learning Program and co-author of the report, about key technology trends, their impact on IT departments, new education models and more.


Supporting Entrepreneurship from a Distance: How Harvard’s Innovation Labs Went Virtual: Asset

When you picture a university innovation center, what comes to mind is usually a lot of hands-on collaboration and networking. But what happens when that heavily in-person experience is forced to go virtual? For this episode of the podcast, Executive Editor Rhea Kelly talks with Matt Segneri, executive director of the Harvard Innovation Labs, to find out about the past year’s challenges and successes converting in-person student activities into virtual experiences that still capture that entrepreneurial vibe.


New Horizon Report Forecasts Security and Privacy Trends in Higher Ed: Asset

EDUCAUSE recently released its first Information Security Edition of the Horizon Report, profiling important trends, technologies and practices shaping the future of IT security and privacy in higher education. For this episode of the podcast, Executive Editor Rhea Kelly speaks with Brian Kelly, director of the cybersecurity program at EDUCAUSE, to discuss the new report, the technological trends on the horizon in IT security, how the pandemic is impacting privacy concerns, and more.


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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

Mobility News & Briefs

  • Reinventing the College Textbook

    Determined to make introductory college science courses more manageable for students, two professors at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, are developing a digital textbook based on the free, open-source learning management system Moodle. 06/22/11 Read more

  • 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

  • U Ottawa Tests Put High Concentration of iPads Through Paces

    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

  • Android Takes Top Slot Among Smart Phones

    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

  • Moving to Mobile

    Campuses respond quickly as the higher ed mobile marketplace takes shape. 04/01/11 Read more

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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.

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