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Survey: Students sing praises for digital learning tech

Students said they vastly prefer classes with digital learning technologies

Ninety-four percent of students in a new survey said digital learning technologies have helped them retain new concepts, and 53 percent said they prefer classes that use such tools.

McGraw-Hill Education’s fourth annual Digital Study Trends Survey, compiled by Hanover Research, includes responses from more than 1,000 college students.

Sixty percent of surveyed students said they think digital learning technologies have improved their grades, and one-fifth said those technologies significantly improved their grades. Students in STEM majors were the most likely to say technology has positively impacted their grades.

Approximately 60 percent of students agree that digital learning technology increased their engagement with course materials.

Next page: How do digital learning technologies impact retention, self-study, and STEM?

Laura Ascione

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