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SPRING 2011
Refer a Collegue
 

Enriching Lectures: Transform Interactive Whiteboards into Telepresence Endpoints
Professors and instructors are embracing interactive whiteboards to enliven classroom learning by displaying and annotating digital content, such as applications and programs, maps, diagrams, or webpages. Now you can freely add video calls from multiple locations to interactive whiteboard sessions, and rearrange and resize the presentation and video however you’d like. More

Beyond the Virtualized Data Center

Green Practices that Save Money
With rising costs on one side and budget cuts on the other, colleges and universities need creative ways to save money. “Energy consumption is a good target because it also supports campus green initiatives,” says John Speicher, public sector industry solutions manager for Cisco. Here are four ways that campuses are reducing costs and their carbon footprints at the same time.   More



Beyond the Virtualized Data Center

Continuity of Learning: If Students Can't Come to Class, Bring Class to the Students
Snowstorms, broken legs, chemotherapy, and pandemics are just a few of the circumstances that can keep students from attending class in person. Now colleges and universities can bring students stuck at home into the classroom, with easy-to-use video and collaboration tools. “The idea is to extend learning beyond the physical borders of the classroom,” says Dr. Greg Mathison, manager of education solutions at Cisco. More

The Next Generation Professional Learning Community (NextGen PLC) is a global community of educators from schools, colleges and universities who are working together to share best practices and practical solutions that dramatically improve education everywhere.
Cisco is proud to sponsor the NextGen PLC.  We thank you for being among the first to join us on this journey to foster collaboration and showcase innovative and practical strategies to help ensure that all learners reach their full potential.
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Register Now for Cisco Live 2011
Join us for Cisco Live 2011 on July 10-14 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Cisco Live is your best opportunity to learn, connect, and collaborate with thousands of the brightest minds in IT. Educational content is spread across four programs: Networkers, IT Management, Developer Network Program, and Service Provider. Build a customized agenda from the more than 400 sessions spread across these four programs to design a conference experience that meets your unique needs. The week also includes a full slate of customer case studies, Ask-the-Expert panels, keynote addresses, Super Sessions, and Town Halls that offer unparalleled insight into existing and emerging network technologies.

Highlights include:

  • Keynote addresses by Chairman and CEO John Chambers, Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior, and special guest speaker, William Shatner
  • More than 400 technical sessions
  • Complimentary certification exam
  • Access to Cisco Live & Networkers Virtual – our interactive, 3D conference platform
  • More than 170 Cisco partners represented in the World of Solutions Expo
  • Meet the Engineer and Technical Solutions Clinics
  • An exciting lineup of entertainment and networking opportunities, including the Customer Appreciation Event, featuring Grammy Award-winning headliner – Train.

Cisco Live is the one event you can't afford to miss. Please visit www.ciscolive.com/us to find out more about the education and training that make Cisco Live such a great investment -- and when you register by April 29, you’ll save up to $300 on your conference registration package.


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Cisco Virtual Forum for Education Leaders
Bridging the Gaps: Improving Education Together

Be Part of the Solution
Join fellow education innovators at a free online forum to explore leading-edge
strategies and practical solutions to today's education challenges.
Log in. Participate. This is an event you will not want to miss. Learn More.

ACUTA 2011 Annual Conference & Exhibition
Apr 3–6, 2011
Hilton Bonnet Creek, Orlando, FL

US Distance Learning Association Conference
May 1-4, St Louis MO    




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