A new survey shows that most professors say higher-ed tech adoption is a major pressure point, resulting in anxiety and loss of sleep

Higher-ed tech adoption is more stressful than you might realize


A new survey shows that most professors say higher-ed tech adoption is a major pressure point, resulting in anxiety and loss of sleep

A survey of university professors released in mid-2019 reveals higher-ed tech adoption is one of their biggest sources of stress–a majority say they’ve experienced anxiety and both personal and professional tension.

The survey points to the alarming notion that college and university faculty aren’t ready for technologically savvy students who have never known a world without the internet or smartphones.

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Male professors believe they are ahead of the curve when it comes to higher-ed tech adoption in the classroom, but they actually lag behind their female counterparts.

Overall, less than one-third of surveyed professors say they are prepared to equip Generation Z students for the modern-day workplace.

Laura Ascione