As we enter 2023, our conversations with higher education leaders have become increasingly focused on how to best support the student journey: improving support for admissions, bettering onboarding, and streamlining transfer student pathways, for example.
A recent survey by Educause noted that median technology spend among colleges and universities in fiscal year 2021 was $7.7 million, with nearly one-third of respondents saying that they plan to increase this amount in the following year.
Technology implementations related to teaching and learning increased during the pandemic, with a combined annual growth rate of 14% between 2019 and 2021.
We all want to predict the future. When it comes to the future of higher education technology, many of us look to market activity for clues. For example, some see Anthology's acquisition of Blackboard and the $2 billion purchase of Instructure by the private equity...
Many commentators have suggested that higher education’s response to the pandemic will result in permanent changes in teaching and learning. For example, our upcoming report, The Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE), suggests that online leaders expect...
Most discussions about digital content concentrate on pricing and cost. Proponents of open educational resources, for example, point to how these resources help students avoid the high cost of textbooks. Likewise, many textbook publishers have shifted to an inclusive access model where all students receive textbooks and the cost is included in tuition.