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  1. Nov 2019
    1. Schools are rapidly changing course from traditional teaching methods to more technologically based options.

      Transitions from traditional teaching to technology-based options are rapidly increasing. This article provides beneficial ideas for analyzing numbers to predicted where institutions could improve and provide higher levels of student success. This tool engages possible assessment and retrieving of information through analytics. 3/5

    1. “The classroom should be a laboratory for life,” she says.

      Technology is proving to be a significant part of higher education classrooms. Nash provides simple ways in which faculty can start incorporating technology in the classrooms. Having those technologies in class offers flexibility to students. Nash offers five ways the technology can have an impact on higher ed. 4/5

    1. Colleges have adapted their pedagogy and delivery of programs to fit an online learning model.

      Students interact with technology in their daily lives and education. They decided to take online classes or hybrids. They have access to many online publications and resources at their fingertips. Colleges are learning to embrace and adapt to those delivery modes. 4/5

    1. From 2000–2009, these institutions have seen a 30% increase in enrollment of students aged 25 and over, with these groups making up 39%–42% of the total enrollment in these institutions

      Institutions see an increase in non-traditional enrollment. These populations bring different perspectives to the classroom. Faculty are learning to adapt to the increasing use of technology to deliver content to students. Delivery modes also consist of a better use of distant education campuses. This is an opportunity to modify institutions' education design to better suit new student populations.

    1. Yet, existing research indicates that effective use of technology depends not only in their affordances for learning but, importantly, the ways in which they are used in practice (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology, 2014)

      Technology not only includes being able to purchase an abundance of new classroom technologies. One of the most important aspects is knowing how to put new technology in the classroom. It is critical to provide technology professional growth and learning. Teachers will be fluent in their classroom technologies. This is essential to the effective integration of technology.

    1. In an effort to meet the needs of these types of learners, new programs and providers of education have begun to emerge within and in partnership with institutions, offering new models of learning opportunities such as industry-aligned, job-based training programs; online learning; short-term boot camps; and competency-based education.

      Adapting to the different strategies for student learning is essential in order to prepare students better. The report covers a need to meet the student demand for new models of learning opportunities. Such as industry needs, training programs, and competency-based education.

    1. Technologies can also help learners overcome barriers to learning that arise from needing to be in a particular place at a specific time to receive instruction. Several challenges will need to be addressed

      This chapter exert communicates the importance of technology in the classroom. It not only includes the funds to purchase but to maximize its use. The section provides excellent points of using technology to improve face-to-face learning. There are great points to improving the way technology can benefit diverse populations of adult learners.

    1. It’s a turbulent time for the college textbook industry. Low student enrollment, tight company budgets and changing business plans have hampered growth at major educational publishers such as Pearson, Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education.

      The Inside Higher ED provides resources on news, adult learning, and technology advances. They provide information on online learning environments. This is deemed useful as online education is becoming popular. One of the articles I found was the alternative to textbooks. Publishers are jumping on board to creating custom textbooks at lower prices. The market is changing and moving to open educational resources. Publishers plan to invest more in their digital courseware. 3/5

    1. NASPA is invited to the table as a thought leader and trusted researcher, executing multiple grant-funded projects aimed at rethinking the future of higher education. NASPA members receive exclusive releases of reports and findings—and opportunities to engage in the work alongside our team of the field’s brightest minds. NAPSA is a network of professionals passionate about courageous practices. They provide innovative programs centered by students. They strive to improve student experiences and also be one step ahead of the challenges which develop. NAPSA had a diverse set of leaders and researchers that rethink the future of higher education. They focus on the student services aspect of higher education. 4/5

    1. We work at the intersection of education leaders, researchers, and technology developers to improve learning opportunities for all and close the Digital Learning Gap.

      The Digital Promise is a resource for strategic improvement of educational product designs and classroom practices.

      They have an awesome report titled: Integrating Digital Tools for Adult Learners:Four Critical Factors. Good read.Technology has to potential to be improve adult learners’ access to education. Technology can capture students different learning styles and open digital information. Higher education has an increase in faculty trying to enhance the technology use in their classes