The future of higher education will be impacted by technologies and practices that focus on social equity, accessible teaching and learning formats, effective data use, and more.
For better or for worse, higher ed will never be the same after the COVID-19 pandemic–and experts have identified trends, technologies, and practices that will shape the future of higher education and that will influence teaching and learning across the globe.
The 2021 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report Teaching and Learning Edition takes a look at the convergence of these trends and imagines where the future of higher education might go after the pandemic.
Horizon panelists identified a number of trends across five categories that will influence and shape the future of higher education and postsecondary learning.
Social: Remote work/learning, widening of the digital divide, mental health issues