The collected wisdom: the future of higher education and the role of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)discussion on the ALT mailing list

Note: this is a simple summary of what discussed amongst the members. I have kept the suggestions anonymous. If you prefer to be named, just drop me a line.

A question asked by an ALT member:

I am looking for government reports on the future of higher education and the role of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in that future.

The suggestions made by ALT members :

Recommendations made in the report:

Recommendation 1: Technology needs to enhance student choice and meet or exceed learners’ expectations
Recommendation 2: Investment is needed to facilitate the development and building of consortia to achieve scale and brand in online learning
Recommendation 3: More and better market intelligence about international demand and competition is required
Recommendation 4: Institutions need to take a strategic approach to realign structures and processes in order to embed online learning
Recommendation 5: Training and development should be realigned to enable the academic community to play a leading role in online learning
Recommendation 6: Investment is needed for the development and exploitation of open educational resources to enhance efficiency and quality

speakerAny more suggestions?  Please let me have them via the comment box.

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