8. Juni 2011
Cisco today announced that the University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, known as UTP, has completed the modernization of its campus and research networks based on the Cisco® Borderless Network architecture. With the new, IPv6-enabled infrastructure, UTP is leveraging the value of the network for education and research and provides highly secure wired and wireless Internet access for more than 9,000 students and 1,000 employees.
16. Mai 2011
One of the great debates of modern times centres around the quality of education.
To Shantanu Prakash, it seems that parents and teachers all over the world are united in the belief that the grass must be greener somewhere else.
„This is not simply an India problem, this is a global problem. When I go to conferences and I talk to educators, there is almost a competition amongst them to say whose education system is the worst.“
The Indian entrepreneur sensed there was a business opportunity in the widespread dissatisfaction with educational standards he encountered.
Mr Prakash graduated from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad. But unlike many of his classmates, he turned his back on a career in investment banking.
Instead, in the early 1990s, he set up Educomp, a business which provides computer services and learning materials to schools and colleges.
20. April 2011
With the click of a mouse, it is possible to connect with anyone, anywhere in the world. In a matter of seconds, you can see them, speak to them, and share a document to make simultaneous contributions. Forward-thinking university professors have been using these online tools to enhance students’ learning for years, but the stories of transformative learning experiences have been isolated to individual classes, project teams, or academic departments. Unreliable technology, poor video quality, and risky security have limited widespread collaboration.
15. April 2011
Adoption of iPads and other alternative computing devices has started cutting into PC sales. Traditional computers–desktops, workstations, laptops, and netbooks–saw a steep decline in the first quarter of 2011 in the United States, with sluggish shipments worldwide as well, according to a new preliminary report released this week by market research firm Gartner.
15. April 2011
WCET Executive Director Ellen D. Wagner will give a keynote at Campus Technology 2011, just prior to the CT 2011 Innovator Awards recognition ceremony. CT asked for her views on IT innovation and adoption in higher education.