New AV Technologies for Education 4.17.12
New AV Technologies for Education
Loyola University Maryland - Timonium campus, 2034 Greenspring Dr., Timonium, MD (410-617-5000)
Sponsored by: System Source
System Source invites AV and IT managers and staff to its 7th annual free seminar and lunch on New AV Technologies for Education.
Epson, Crestron, Extron, LifeSize and Polycom presenters, familiar with education environments, will discuss collaboration technologies for the classroom and new products including:
- New BrightLink projector
- New projectors and iProjection app
- Lecture Capture HD
- All in One Digital Media Solution - Control, Switching, DSP and Amplification
- Streaming and Switching in the Classroom
- ClearSea Mobile Video Conferencing - Bring Your Own Device Trend
- Virtualized Streaming Infrastructure with Lecture Capture
- New LifeSize Phone
- Education Trends - Mobility and Microsoft Lync - Anytime/Anywhere
- Build out a Resilient Distance Education Network
- Grant and Funding Options
Register Now, or Call System Source at 410-771-5544 Ext. 5
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 3, 2012 10:16 AM
Inspiring Creativity and Innovation through the Campus Community (Adobe) 4.26.12
Inspiring Creativity and Innovation through the Campus Community
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 5, 2012 4:33 PM
MEEC Conference - Vendor Participants
MEEC is proud to announce the following MEEC Vendors will be participating in the MEEC Member Conference and Vendor Showcase. Conference Registration is for MEEC members is open.
Adobe (Platinum Sponsor)
Bell Techlogix (Gold Sponsor)
Applied Technology Services
CR Dynamics & Associates
CAS Severn, Inc. (Silver Sponsor)
Daly (Platinum Sponsor)
Data Networks (Bronze Sponsor)
Dell (Bronze Sponsor)
Early Morning Software, Inc.
Hartford Computer Group, Inc. (Bronze Sponsor)
McAfee (Platinum Sponsor)
Microsoft (Bronze Sponsor)
Pearson (Bronze Sponsor)
SHI/Symantec (Platinum Sponsor)
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 6, 2012 1:56 PM
*Updated* MEEC Conference Schedule
The MEEC Member Conference and Vendor Showcase schedule is available by using the following link. MEEC Conference Schedule
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 11, 2012 3:40 PM
Strategic Planning Survey
The MEEC Board is preparing a new strategic plan. MEEC members can assist in the process by completing this survey.
Please complete the survey no later than Tuesday, May 1, 2012.
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 24, 2012 5:36 PM
Introduction to Desire2Learn Webinar 5.4.12
Introduction to Desire2Learn Learning Suite & the Evolution of the LMS into a True Learning Platform
Friday May 4th, 2012
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
If you haven’t heard the news, D2L Ltd. (Desire2Learn) D2L has been awarded a MEEC Master Agreement for Learning Management Systems (LMS). We are very excited about the opportunity to partner with MEEC institutions!
Get to know Desire2Learn® Learning Suite better by attending a free webinar.
With over 8 million learners worldwide, Desire2Learn is committed to providing its higher education clients with products designed to deliver a highly personalized experience that engages, inspires and enables learners to achieve their potential and encourage lifelong learning. Desire2Learn Learning Suite will transform your institutions learning experience.
Desire2Learn is also planning campus roadshows specifically for MEEC members. We are in the process of confirming the location and date for these events. If your campus would be interested in hosting a roadshow, please let us know!
What Makes Desire2Learn Different?
. Our mandate to build long term partnerships with our clients is demonstrated by our 98% client retention rate. Click here to see what our clients have to say about us!
. Our tightly integrated suite of products, Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10, combines the industry’s most feature rich, flexible and sophisticated learning environment with a simple, intuitive and engaging learning experience. From mobile solutions to webcasting and ePortfolios, Desire2Learn offers a complete solution at every level of the organization.
. We are committed to providing clients with a platform that allows them to extend their environment through our partners or custom development projects.
. Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10 includes advanced functionality that gives you flexibility to tailor the system to meet your unique needs, whether simple or advanced. Tools such as Desire2Learn Course Builder and Instructional Design Wizard™ make an immediate impact on efficiencies and course quality.
Please RSVP by Thursday, May 3rd, 2012, 12:00 Noon.
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 25, 2012 2:16 PM
Microsoft System Center 2012 Webinar 5.1.12
Microsoft System Center 2012
Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
10:00 AM TO 11:30 AM
System Center 2012 was recently announced and we are receiving many inquiries regarding “which license to order” for the server management of System Center 2012. There are choices and you would like guidance. This online meeting will provide an overview of the capabilities of System Center 2012 with a focus on using System Center 2012 for server management. There have been significant changes in license part numbers and descriptions in order to license System Center 2012 for server management. Please join us to gain an understanding of how to efficiently license System Center 2012 for server management through your MEEC agreement which can save your institution time and money.
Microsoft System Center 2012 is a comprehensive IT infrastructure, virtualization, and cloud management platform. With System Center 2012, you can more easily and efficiently manage your applications and services across multiple hypervisors as well as across public and private cloud infrastructures to deliver flexible and cost-effective IT services for your institution.
System Center 2012 provides a unified management toolset for your applications and services – enabling productive infrastructure, predictable applications, and cloud computing on your terms. Further, System Center 2012 offers deep application insight combined with a service-centric approach to ensure your applications run smoothly. Automation Self-Service. Application insight. It's all included with System Center 2012.
Click Here to register before noon, Monday, April 30th, 2012.
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 25, 2012 2:54 PM
LMS Master Agreement Review 5.17.12
Learning Management Systems (LMS) MASTER Agreement REVIEW
Thursday, May 17th, 2012, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
MEEC has established master agreements with six (6) LMS Providers; Agilix, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure, eCollege (Pearson) and Moodlerooms. The master agreements are fully executed and are in effect through June 30, 2017 with some termination exceptions. The master agreements were awarded through a competitive proposal process, following the USM procurement policies and procedures. Approval was received by the Board of Regents and the Board of Public Works. It is recommend that MEEC Members’ Procurement and/or Contracts representatives attend this webinar.
Valerie Rolandelli, UMUC, the procurement officer for the Master Agreements will review with you the Master Agreement and how to use them in your organization.
Please RSVP by Wednesday, May 16th, 2012, 12:00 Noon.
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 26, 2012 3:30 PM
Introducing Adobe Creative Suite 6 - In Person 5.9.12
Exclusively for MEEC members: Introducing Creative Suite 6
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
10AM - 2PM
Lunch will be served
Adobe Creative Suite 6 software delivers a whole new experience for digital media creation, enabling teachers and students to work lightning fast and reach audiences wherever they may be. Tackle any creative challenge that comes your way. Use the ultimate professional toolset to explore new ways to design amazing print, web, and video experiences.
Join Steve Adler and Sebastian Distefano, Adobe Education Solutions Consultants, for a tour of the Creative Suite 6. Also get updated information on the upcoming July enrollment for MEEC member institutions, including new details on Adobe's ELA student offering.
The seminar will be hosted at the UMBC Technology Center, 1450 S. Rolling Road, Baltimore, MD 21227 (For directions use Google maps and Halethorpe, MD)
Registerno later than noon, Friday, May 4, 2012.
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 26, 2012 5:50 PM
2012 MEEC Conference Evaluation
2012 MEEC Conference attendees are encouraged to complete the Conference Evaluation Form. Deadline, Friday May 11, 2012.
Posted by Tamara Petronka on April 26, 2012 5:57 PM