Technology is shaping the future of education in many ways. With the shift to remote learning — and the increasing reliance on technology to ensure student health and safety — tech adoption is rapidly accelerating in higher education.
“With the pandemic, technology came in through the front door. We all recognized that technology was critically important to keeping teaching, learning, research and administration going,” says Susan Grajek, vice president for partnerships, communities and research at EDUCAUSE. “That has brought technology up into leadership-level conversations.”
So, where are those conversations heading? To better prepare for the post-pandemic future of higher education, here are eight trends that leaders and IT teams are watching this year.