"The relatively recent transition to online learning is evidenced by the growth of online education providers (predicted $133B in 2023) in addition to existing universities expanding their online education efforts. Adding a world-wide pandemic and the declining numbers of high school graduates to the growth of online learning, many traditional universities are at a breaking point."—Source: University Business
WHY THIS MATTERS:
COVID-19 has changed so much in higher ed, but it has also underscored how underprepared many institutions were to embrace fully online and video-based instruction. Big shifts are needed for schools to avoid closure and keep students on the path to success during these difficult times and beyond.