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.
Technology Research Archive
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.
“Colleges cash in on real estate” was a recent headline in Inside Higher Ed, describing how some institutions have sold property to generate cash flow. Enrollment challenges, inflation, and exhausted stimulus funds are driving sales, and property prices are at record levels coming out of the pandemic.
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...