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February 2020 EdTech Recap

By The Yellowdig Team

 

Key takeaways:

 

 

New models of learning are being considered in higher ed:

 

  • * The way gamers learn from each other online ‘could be future direction’ for student engagement by universities. Link

  • * Some universities are re-imagining the four-year learning model. Link

  • * AI, virtual reality, and other innovations in technology are changing the landscape of higher ed. Link

 

Students at the forefront of our decision-making:

 

  • * Simple ways to increase student retention as an individual faculty member. Link

  • * Rethinking the discussion board in order to improve student engagement. Link

  • * Need to adapt to the way current students learn with new technology. Link


 

Employers influencing the higher ed landscape:

 

  • * Employers want workers who are flexible and strong leaders. Link

  • * New partnerships between corporations and universities are emerging. Link


 

Disclaimer : This recap is based on what the Yellowdig team came across in the edtech news media in this month. We do not endorse any 3rd party sources or claim this list is comprehensive.