Online Learning & Test Readiness
There is a movement towards mandated online testing for both State and National education requirements. Some of these mandates are already assigned a scheduled date for compliance thus leaving many schools’ scrambling to ensure they can meet these mandated needs. Above and beyond the educational and staff training aspects of any on-line learning initiatives are concerns and challenges regarding a schools’ capabilities from an infrastructure standpoint to support the initiative. The goal for this assessment service module is to gather and digest relevant data points regarding the schools’ existing technology environment and provide input regarding action items to be considered and under-taken.
Successful Online Learning and Testing should consider being blended with classroom instruction to provide the most comprehensive and flexible solution for educational staff and students. This custom assessment reviews your schools’ current technology footprint in regards to the Online Learning and Testing initiatives and potential challenges to be addressed.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Interest in BYOD capabilities is a growing area of interest in the educational vertical. The concept is to permit students and staff the flexibility of utilizing personal devices on the school network to access school related materials, applications and functionality.
This custom assessment reviews your school's capability to support the implementation of BYOD mobile devices by evaluating school infrastructure (network and cabling), services (Internet, WAN, etc.), budget, planning (includes overall initiative direction along with prioritization and scheduling), and corresponding policies readiness. Potential initiative migration implementation and strategies are constructed based upon these discovery processes and other relevant items.
1 to 1 Computing
With the introduction of smaller, cost-effect personal devices the interest in 1 to 1 computing environments continues to evolve. The concept is to provide students with the flexibility and mobility of utilizing a personal device supplied by the school whether at home, on the school network or other hot-spot locations (w/Internet Access) for accessing school related materials, applications and cloud resources.
This custom assessment reviews your school's capability to support a 1 to 1 initiative by evaluating school infrastructure (network and cabling), services (Internet, WAN, etc.), budget, planning (includes overall initiative direction along with prioritization and scheduling), and corresponding.