THE podcast: bridging higher education’s new digital divide
Lauren Herckis from Carnegie Mellon University discusses her research into the new digital divide in ed-tech knowledge and pedagogical training among faculty and how universities can work to fill it
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Universities are going into the 2021-22 academic year with a greater capacity to deliver online and hybrid teaching than 12 months ago. But just as existing digital divides presented complex teaching challenges during the pandemic, faculty’s lack of digital literacy and of pedagogical training could render elements of universities’ digital transformations ineffective.
Lauren Herckis an anthropologist at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses her research into the new digital divide in higher education and how universities can work to fill it.
You can read more of Lauren's insight in the Global Learning Council's latest report Digital Transformation of Higher Education, chapter 3.3 Digital Literacy.
The Global Learning Council's Digital Transformation of Higher Education, Global Learning Report 2021