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

Papers

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.
Posted on June 16, 2014
Personalized learning is gaining momentum in schools across the country. However, the modern technologies that support personalized learning all rely on a high-performing wireless network. This white paper discusses the steps school leaders can take to ensure their personalized learning initiatives are supported by a robust network infrastructure.
Posted on June 13, 2014
IT leaders in higher education know that classic network control has its setbacks, including vendor lock-in, complicated implementation and lack of flexibility. This Center for Digital Education issue brief discusses the benefits and provides use cases of a new architecture – software-defined networking – for college campuses.
Posted on June 3, 2014
Intelligent technologies that support real-time information delivery are increasing efficiencies on campuses and enabling educators to lower costs and focus on educating students. Find out more about how your campus can leverage these technologies in this Q2 2014 Special Report on the Intelligent Campus.
Posted on June 2, 2014
Read this supplement to the Q2 2014 Special Report for top tips on how to fund technologies for the intelligent campus and provide valuable professional development for instructional staff.
Posted on May 29, 2014
1:1 programs in higher education can improve student recruiting, retention and learning. Read this paper from CDE and Dell to learn best practices on how to make it work on your campus.

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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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Common Core Standards
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.

Case Study: Community College Helps Put Mississippi Residents Back to Work with Video Distance Learning





Infographic: Video-enhanced learning is affordable, scalable, anytime, and anywhere.