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A Cloud-First Strategy

Improved privileged account management to secure student data and meet compliance mandates. GUEST COLUMN | by Mike Somerville As Manager of Systems Support and Chief Cloud Evangelist, I lead the IT systems team at the University of San Diego. We’re … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | SmartBook from McGraw-Hill Education  

SmartBook, by learning science company McGraw-Hill Education, is a digital version of a course textbook – with a twist. SmartBook delivers the same content as a traditional textbook, but unlike a typical e-book, SmartBook actively tailors that content to the … Continue reading

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A Rose is Best

Student mastery and technology in floral design GUEST COLUMN | by William J. McKinley Educators, at every level, have changed the way they present information and knowledge to their students to keep pace with the technological expectations of future employers. … Continue reading

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Speak to Me

Language learning technology a booming sector with lots more in store. GUEST COLUMN | by Luca Sadurny Think back to how we used to learn languages ten years ago. Boring repetition exercises, cheesy audio scripts, and outdated textbooks were the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Discovery Education’s Science Techbook

The first of Discovery Education’s series of award-winning digital textbooks that are now currently used by more than 3 million students in all 50 U.S. states and several Canadian provinces is their Science Techbook™. Originally launched in 2009, the Science … Continue reading

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