VERTICAL GENIAL ONE PAGER
Created on June 9, 2023
The challenge we grapple with is this: should higher education embrace decisive digital transformation to provide students with industry-relevant skills and improved learning processes?
Risk or Constraints
Not Acessable to Everyone
Negative Effects On Mental Helth
Privacy Infringement Risk
Why Digital Transformation?
According to the undergraduates application data from UCAS from 1994 to 2019, it can be seen a sustainable increase trend for the past 30 years.
Applicants and Trends
Open jobs that company struggling to recruit
Employers think bootcamp is same as degree holders
Amazone has spent over six years on postsecondary job
Many believe the answer lies in radical digital transformation in universities, arming students with relevant industry skills through a new mode of education.
But, others argue that digital learning may omit essential benefits of traditional education - like social skills and focused, in-person learning. Moreover, digital education requires IT devices and robust networks, potentially clashing with UN SDG 4.3 for equal access to higher education.
Chance that automation will repalce jobs with wages lower then £20
Chance that automation will repalce jobs with wages between £20 and £40
Online education can amplify the digital divide – students from less developed region are disadvantaged. (Robinson et al., 2020) Due to the IT devices and Bandwidth Connection limitations
More students are in poor psychological condition, while the rate of mental help-seeking is lower. (Liang et al., 2020)
High degree of freedom in metaverse education makes it more dangerous. (Kye et al., 2021)
Digital transformation in education is necessary to align education with the demands of the future workforce, enhance learning experiences, increase accessibility, optimize operational efficiency, leverage data-driven insights, and foster lifelong learning. Embracing digital technologies ensures that education remains dynamic, relevant, and accessible in an increasingly digital world.
Four factors affecting students’ level of learning (New challenges in higher education: A study of the digital competence of educators in Covid times)
- Use of ICT (Information and Communication Technology)
- Educators attitude
- Promoting students
- Security and data protection