Emerging Tech Challenges
- Who’s Pushing New Technologies?
Response to the question “Who do you think is primarily pushing new technologies in higher education?” revealed students as the drivers (44%), but additional polling showed that IT leaders focus on wider institutional priorities even as they react to student expectation and demand.
- Challenges What are the challenges surrounding the deployment of emerging technologies?
Participants suggested their own categories, and as a group ranked the following, among other criteria (right): • Impact of technology on learning (30%) • Helping people (faculty, etc.) change (23%) • Keeping up with change (15%) • Changing criteria for evaluating scholarly teaching and learning (5%).
- Additional Challenges
In a ranking of “additional” challenges, participants singled out planning for innovation (48%) as the most significant challenge.