And to answer these questions, we’ve brought together experts from the education and technology sector!
Follow #STinsights to join a Twitter discussion with industry leaders on “The digital transformation of #education”. Tune in today at 10 AM EDT. Click https://t.co/nrwAQVqHSl to add event to your calendar. #Tweetchat pic.twitter.com/RaDvvlFrSH— CIO Straight Talk (@CIOStraightTalk) November 18, 2021
Let’s get this chat session going with our very first question on the right tech strategy for better education.
Follow #STinsights to join a Twitter discussion with industry leaders on “The digital transformation of #education”. Tune in at 10 AM EDT today at https://t.co/Xbo5NbaMBd to join the discussion. #Tweetchat @BryanAlexander @JasonRhode @rkachroo @mcleod @s_bearden @tomwhitby pic.twitter.com/UC8Az0uTek— CIO Straight Talk (@CIOStraightTalk) November 18, 2021
A1. I think we're going to see a continued movement toward greater student agency, personalization, and #deeperlearning. Institutions and vendors are going to have to adapt... @CIOStraightTalk @BryanAlexander @JasonRhode @rkachroo @s_bearden @tomwhitby #STinsights #OneHCL— Scott McLeod (@mcleod) November 18, 2021
After looking at what companies should consider, let’s also look at why they should consider it and how tech is transforming education!
A1: I don't think technology will or should replace teachers in K12 education. I do anticipate increased use of digital platforms that allow for more personalized learning. #STinsights @CIOStraightTalk— Susan M. Bearden, CETL (@s_bearden) November 18, 2021
On the AI side, many aspects.— Bryan Alexander (@BryanAlexander) November 18, 2021
1) Automation of some teaching functions.
2) " " non-teaching, academic functions (scheduling, campus into, advising, etc)
3) AI as a growing, if hard to staff, class topic.
4) AI as faculty research topic.#STinsights
A2 Any tech like AI will never be transformative in education unless it is first presented and accepted by educators who can use it to affect learning. Gimmicks and trends never last.@CIOStraightTalk #STinsights— Tom Whitby (@tomwhitby) November 18, 2021
Next Up: We dive into the power of digital learning platforms in creating new and better student engagements!
A2 Blockchain is reimaging the education portfolio for learners - personal information, performance scores, test results, certification. It preventing frauds, accelerates background checks & manages privacy #STinsights #DataScience https://t.co/fX00OtnnkD #STinsights— Rajesh Kachroo (@rkachroo) November 18, 2021
A3: Acceleration of digital platform development is providing experiences that meet needs and preferences of both educators and learners. As platforms become more feature-rich, they are also including more interoperability with other tools. #STinsights @CIOStraightTalk— Jason Rhode (@JasonRhode) November 18, 2021
A3 5G, with its promise for low latency and ultra high bandwidth is enthusing content providers to accelerate interactive content AR/VR/MR content, simulations, lab experiences, etc, improving engagement and efficacy #STinsights. Recommending this blog: https://t.co/fX00OtnnkD https://t.co/087WBbbvq9— Rajesh Kachroo (@rkachroo) November 18, 2021
But the path to transformation is often rocky and rough.
A3: all kinds of ways.— Bryan Alexander (@BryanAlexander) November 18, 2021
-improving pathways through curricula
-using data analytics to improve advising
-emergency remote instruction support#STinsights
A5: Analytics/ AI-based models analyze behavioral, scholastic and co-scholastic performance, aspirations, and industry dynamics like future skills in demand, emerging careers etc to drive a learning journey for students. #STinsights @CIOStraightTalk https://t.co/XuRxn6bfxW— Rajesh Kachroo (@rkachroo) November 18, 2021
Experiential learning will including climate engagement.— Bryan Alexander (@BryanAlexander) November 18, 2021
Think of students
-working to build or maintain seawalls
-developing green barriers against desertification
-supporting climate refugees#STinsights
This has been an amazing tweet chat session! Thank you to all our power panelists for taking time out to share such valuable insights with all of us. We look forward to seeing students of the future solving real-world problems with the help of tech and experiential learning!
A5: The experiences that will be available to the broadest possible number of learners will need to be mobile-first, responsive, and accessible from the most widely available devices. #STinsights @CIOStraightTalk— Jason Rhode (@JasonRhode) November 18, 2021
A big thank you to our Power Panel for their #STinsights and those who joined us for this exclusive discussion. #Tweetchat@BryanAlexander @JasonRhode @rkachroo @mcleod @s_bearden @tomwhitby pic.twitter.com/eFm52803w6— CIO Straight Talk (@CIOStraightTalk) November 18, 2021