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

Mobile Devices in Education

on March 25, 2013

Many K-12 school districts and institutions of higher learning are embracing the reality of increased mobile device usage and bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives on their campuses, and the impact this will have on IT. Those pressed with supporting this change are wrestling with how to manage a broad assortment of end-user devices now connecting to their IT environments. These devices include consumer-oriented smartphones, tablets and laptops, as well as products designed for use within a managed environment. This paper outlines an approach that Dell has developed and tested to meet the unique needs of education. Conceived as an easy-to-use solution for education institutions, it is designed to be simple to implement and manage, and to address a variety of mobile devices.


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