Educational Technology

February 23, 2019

Report: Why Tech for Adult Learning So Often Misses the Mark

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:26 am

By Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology

When deploying new education technology for adult learners, is there such a thing as an ideal adoption pathway? Some “key actions,” such as administrators using research and data on adult ed tech to inform their purchase decisions, can make the difference, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Education-funded LINCS system. “From Creation to Adoption: How to Develop and Deploy Successful Edtech,” written by consultancy Luminary Labs, is the third in a series to look at the state of the tech market specifically for adult learners. The first report examined the many problems that tech faces in serving the unique needs of this user. The second report made the case for further investment in tech to transform the segment. The third report explored why so many ed tech products generate “suboptimal outcomes” in terms of efficacy and use; it also proposed solutions.

Share on Facebook

No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

Powered by WordPress