Center for Digital Education & Converge: research in education technology for K-12 and higher education


Posted on September 16, 2014
Technology has turned teaching on its head and transformed the learning environment. Now it’s time to hone in on how to effectively manage technology and ensure educators have the tools they need to help students achieve higher levels of learning. This Special Report covers the most important considerations and investments K-12 and higher education leaders should make to optimize classroom management and positively impact student achievement.
Posted on August 22, 2014
Find out how integrated technologies empower interactive, collaborative and personalized learning in K-12 schools.
Posted on August 19, 2014
Knowing at every moment which students are on track – and, more importantly, which aren’t – is vital information for improving student retention. However, higher education institutions often don’t have the tools for real-time insights into student progress. Read this issue brief to learn how lecture capture, active learning solutions and analytics tools can help students, instructors and institutions improve student learning, increase retention and ensure success.
Posted on August 15, 2014
The number of English Language Learners (ELLs) in U.S. schools is increasing rapidly, but these students often get left behind, dropping out of high school and eventually suffering from unemployment and underemployment. Find out how digital literacy tools can help schools engage ELLs, bring them up to grade level and ensure they achieve success.
Posted on August 1, 2014
This infographic provides a glimpse into the impact mobile devices and other technologies are having on institutions’ IT infrastructures, and how you can get ahead of the game by investing in networking, storage and software foundations.
Posted on July 18, 2014
Hybrid virtual clouds reduce pain points for IT departments by enabling them to scale on demand, reduce siloed and haphazard campus infrastructure, and improve back-up and disaster recovery options. These efficiencies and cost savings allow campuses to focus attention on what matters most: educating students.
Posted on July 18, 2014
Download this infographic to learn why desktop virtualization is proving to be the most cost-effective and scalable solution for meeting online testing requirements.
Posted on July 7, 2014
Up-to-date technologies are vital for maintaining a high level of campus security and emergency response capability. But do educators and public safety officials have confidence in the security-related technology on their campuses? CDE set to find out. Read the results here.
Posted on June 27, 2014
IT directors and administrators often focus on tablets or laptops as they plan 1:1 programs in their schools. But too often, they don’t pay enough attention to peripherals, such as keyboards, headphones and webcams. Read this issue brief to find out how such add-ons make a difference in learning at all levels.
Posted on June 20, 2014
Higher education CIOs are struggling with rigid data center infrastructures that aren’t scalable, function below capacity and fail to meet the needs of faculty, students and staff. Read this issue brief to learn how a software-defined data center provides IT departments with a viable way to maximize performance, availability, security and compliance in an era of cloud computing and virtualization.

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Posted on August 21, 2014
Putting data to work for the lifelong learner.
Posted on May 15, 2014
Find out how curriculum management services help K-12 educators easily find content to align to Common Core and other standards while also providing engaging digital content.
Posted on July 1, 2013
Higher education institutions face common information security issues – tight budgets, mobile devices, low awareness of security risks. These common challenges make these institutions easy targets for hackers.
Posted on May 15, 2014
Discover how community colleges can meet the mobility expectations of students by providing secure network coverage, sufficient bandwidth, access to wireless e-printers and the infrastructure to accommodate BYOD.
Posted on March 17, 2014
Read this guide to develop a plan and strategy for 1:1 tablet deployment in your K-12 school or district.
Posted on March 28, 2014
The Common Core Standard, adopted by 45 states, is a benchmark for education that can only be reached through new teaching methods and leveraging technology to make learning more effective. Learn how video collaboration has proven to be an effective learning tool in this new culture of education.

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