Issues and Trends in Edtech in 2018

  • Date : January 18, 2018 11:30 AM
  • Meeting Type : Webcast

In 2017, trends in edtech included an increasing emphasis on open educational resources, adaptive learning, and stackable credentials. What edtech trends and issues did leaders think would impact our community in 2018? Will the higher education reauthorization act provide more flexibility for innovation? What are the implications for the growth of competency-based education and personalized learning? What policy issues do our community need to anticipate and actively help shape?

WCET’s visionaries and leaders discussed what edtech trends and issues they saw on the horizon.

Presenters:

Michael Horn

Author and Senior Strategist, Guild Education

Amy Laitinen

Director, Higher Education, New America

Alexandera (Sasha) Thackaberry

WCET Executive Council Chair, Associate Vice Chancellor for Learning Experience Design & Innovation, National University System


sthackaberry@nu.edu

Moderator:

Van Davis

Chief Strategy Officer, WCET, Service Design and Strategy Officer, Every Learner Everywhere


vdavis@wiche.edu

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