EDUCAUSE 2013 Conference: Anaheim, California


Thank you for visiting Dell at EDUCAUSE 2013

Hopefully, you had the opportunity to explore many of the innovative Dell solutions designed to improve personalized learning and unleash greater technology efficiency at your institution.


We would like to thank all of you who stopped by the booth and entered the drawing.  Congratulations to Katy Gallahan, IT Support Director, Campus Technology Support Services for the University of North Texas System.  She is the winner of the XPS 12 raffle.


Whether you attended our breakout sessions or missed them this time,  you can now view all the presentation files right here:


Connected security: Managing the proliferation of devices on campus

Universities and colleges have to deal with privacy, data leakage, poisoned sites, social engineering, and employee productivity among a landscape of constantly evolving threats. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) revolution has brought personal devices into the picture; these provide an easy target for threats and malware to enter the network and for users to innocently access malicious sites, infecting the network. Universities are facing a tremendous loss of productivity due to increasing attacks on campus, which results in lost or stolen IP and student/faculty and research data. To combat these challenges, Dell has developed and innovative integrative technologies approach to deliver connected security.

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Empowering the student: A forward-thinking student computing initiative

With technology pervading all aspects of our lives, learn how Southern Illinois University (SIU) strives to prepare students to be competitive in a mobile and versatile computing environment. Their innovative learning initiative provided 1:1 technology and digital content access to all students and teachers through a freshman tablet computing initiative. Teaching and learning practices changed when students and teachers were provided with laptops, wireless learning environments, and additional technology resources. This session will discuss how SIU plans to measure changes in teacher practices, student achievement, student engagement, and students’ research skills.

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Innovating K-20 through centers of excellence: Accelerate student outcomes and retention with data and personalized learning

Gain applicable ideas of how you can garner data, create good data, and analyze it to increase student success and outcomes. Learn from top university IT administrators on how they are using groundbreaking analytics and meaningful data to personalize each student’s unique academic journey, from application to graduation and beyond. These school leaders are seeing higher retention rates, increased student performance, and more meaningful interactions to help address each student’s learning needs.

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The new multiple-device, multi-OS reality on campus

Device density on campus has surged as mobile learning initiatives and curriculum advancements are implemented. But where does that leave IT organizations? Don’t get left behind! Join this session and learn how to simplify and affordably manage the new multiple-device, multi-OS environment. Get the latest tips and tricks for managing a multiple-device, multi-OS environment with limited resources. Learn how institutions are maximizing efficiency as IT responsibilities increase and how to manage student, staff, and executive expectations when everyone on campus has laptops and tablets.

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Breakfast session: Dell security – Enabling better student outcomes without sacrificing security

New mobile and cloud technologies make it possible for your college or university to expand access to data and applications anywhere, on any device. Doing this securely requires end to end solutions protecting your systems, data, and networks from insider and outsider threats.

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educause thumbnail Personalize Learning article: Deepening relevance and broadening reach in higher education. The move to personalized and blended learning promises to revolutionize higher education and spur aspiring students to realize their dreams. Getting it right requires attention to some key IT fundamentals. Click to view the full article.