Technology Shapes Trends in Learning

Dive Brief:

  • profiles several areas of tech engagement that will help to attract and retain students in a climate where enrollment may shrink due to high costs and waning confidence in higher education.
  • Officials say education should become more personalized through distance learning and tutoring systems, virtual learning environments which can help with professional development, and gamification to induce increased participation from diverse student populations.
  • Microlearning, or reducing traditional lectures into smaller video tutorials, may also prove to be a change agent in keeping students’ attention and improving learning outcomes.
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