A new study from Sony Professional Displays and Solutions has revealed concerns from both students and higher education decision makers over a lack of adequate investment in hybrid learning technology and support for students.
Sony’s research reveals that almost half of the European students surveyed (49 per cent) believe that the current IT infrastructure provided by their institutions doesn’t provide a quality experience for hybrid or remote learning. IN addition, only a third of European Higher Education IT decision makers (ITDMs), who were also surveyed by Sony, are treating the investment in distance learning technologies as a high priority.
The lack of adequate investment is forcing students to make their own investments with more than three quarters of students (78 per cent) having considered
From the institutions’ perspective, the research suggested that while ITDMs in universities across Europe largely agreed their institutions need to do more to help support students with changes to learning environments (92 per cent), survey
“In a changed world, hybrid learning has become central to teaching and learning strategies for students at all levels, but this research indicates that
“At Sony, we believe that technology is key in making lessons more engaging, as well as providing support for teachers and enabling better student outcomes. Through implementing simple but effective digital tools, educational institutions across the world have a huge opportunity to not only maintain the continuity of teaching, but to stay competitive in a changing world where students need a balance of both online learning and on-campus solutions.”