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Giving Back with Impact: How Cisco and Our Partners Work Together To Make A Difference In Western Canada

By Dean La Riviere, Director of Partner Operations, Western Canada Good intentions abound, however it is those that take action who really impact change and showcase what is possible. In Western Canada, we’ve seen an abundance of initiatives where Cisco and members … Continue reading

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Engaging Students in the Classroom with Video

Today’s generation of students are digital natives. Their lives outside the classroom are dominated by the non-stop rich media experiences delivered by video games, smartphones and the Internet. Education has to keep innovating to catch up with its students, particularly … Continue reading

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A Thousand and One Uses for Video Cameras in Cities

Video cameras are becoming more and more common in cities around the world. In fact, cameras are no longer reserved for the police, who traditionally use them to discourage criminal activity and assist investigations. They are used for many different reasons. … Continue reading

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Leading Through Technology

The Learning Partnership’s Leading Learning through Technology is pleased to have partnered with CISCO Systems Canada to share with educational leaders, the innovative practices that are being developed to transform schools through the use of technology as a teaching and … Continue reading

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Changing the CIO Mindset

Recently, IT World Canada published a special edition of CanadianCIO Magazine featuring an eye-opening CIO Census Report conducted by the publication in partnership with the CIO Association of Canada. Among the most interesting findings: – On average, IT invests approximately … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about innovation in classrooms and in the workplace at the “tablettistes” conference

This chilly month of December is the perfect time to reflect on the future of education. A few days ago, the Ontario Task Force on Competitiveness, Productivity and Economic Progress, led by Roger Martin, released its 12th annual report. Shortly … Continue reading

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The Renaissance of Distance Education

Distance education is going through a renaissance. According to the New York Times, 2012 was the year of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), and the momentum of distance education continues to build. Udacity, Coursera and edX are rapidly expanding … Continue reading

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Education innovation is the answer for the connected generation

Today the University of Fredericton proudly announced it had successfully completed its first year as Canada’s first online university to exclusively use Cisco WebEx for its courses. This is not only indicative of the growing adoption of video conferencing technology, … Continue reading

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How cool is this? Connecting students to researchers via video from the classroom

Inspiring our Canadian youth to get excited about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is critical to all of us. Our youth will be key to helping Canada succeed in a more fierce global competitive market. While we have amazing … Continue reading

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