The Annual Harman Innovation Awards at UBTech are now open for applications from innovative campuses nationwide. The annual HARMAN Innovation Awards at UBTech celebrate innovative higher education institutions and their use of AV and IT Technology, and will present $25,000 in hardware and software to the winners in 5 categories.
Universities utilizing the latest lecture capture technology are quickly discovering the storage of new content may be its largest challenge. Not only does this content need to be available 24/7, but it must be easily discoverable and clearly catalogued for students to properly engage with available course materials.
Distance learning is a vital education model with many moving parts to manage. Fusing a variety of technologies to create a safe, engaging and easily accessible online environment for students becomes such a large mission that faculty and administration must closely collaborate to achieve success.
The technological capability of college and university campuses is driven not only by learning requirements, but by student expectation as well. As tech advances pervade the academic and retail sectors of campuses, the demand for personalization options increases. Institutions must rise to meet these innovating trends while evading more superficial fads in the tech space.
As active classroom design evolves to serve both faculty and student needs, hard technology (and their required support networks) are often at the forefront of planning. Just as vital, however, is the furniture that supports these technologies.
Content on college websites and social media pages must be sharply targeted to captivate prospective and current students. Efficient content management systems (CMS) can help improve pushing content to these various web presences.
College and university staff are at as high a risk for hacking as are employees of any other organization. Campus technology leaders must understand social engineering, how hackers manipulate people and the training employees need to spot a potential attack.
Five prizes of $25,000 in hardware and software will be awarded at UBTech 2016: Apply now. The Harman Innovation Awards at UBTech are now open for applications celebrating innovative higher education institutions and their use of AV and IT T
From the protection of vulnerable student and institutional data to updating messaging systems, university leaders are looking to security vendors to help eradicate emergency situations that arise on campus.
No longer do University of California IT managers consider keeping servers and networks running their only priority. Instead, thanks to a major cultural change, they are being empowered to think like entrepreneurs and innovators, and create value in everything they do.
A more effective curriculum and classroom is possible when design and application are considered along with the technical side of IT. At UBTech 2016, experts will explore the best ways to engage faculty in IT design thinking to innovate pedagogy and learning across campus.