Technology a key for students with hectic schedules, study says

Most students prefer classes with a "great deal" of technology.

Seven in 10 college students who work full-time jobs said in a national survey that more educational technology tools are needed on campuses, echoing research that documents a widening gap between student and faculty technology preferences.

Seventy-seven percent of students who work part-time would lobby their schools for more ed-tech options, according to the study, “Instructors and Students: Technology Use, Engagement and Learning Outcomes,” conducted by higher-education organization Eduventures and published by teaching solution company Cengage Learning.

The study, which included 751 students and 201 educators from colleges and universities across the country, examined how students handle hectic schedules that include full-time course loads, jobs, and extracurricular activities.…Read More