Survey Finds “Learn Now, Lecture Later” Model Emerging in Education

7/26/2012 12:00:00 AM

According to “Learn Now, Lecture Later,” a new report released by CDW-G, nearly half (47 percent) of teachers surveyed said they are moving beyond the lecture-only model, and 71 percent of students and 77 percent of teachers say they are using more classroom technology today than just two years ago, including laptops/netbooks, digital content and learning management systems. Despite the challenges, students and teachers are open to moving away from lecture-only, with requests coming in many forms. CDW-G’s Learn Now, Lecture Later identified requests for:

More help: Seventy-six percent of IT professionals report increased teacher requests for help with technology integration and related professional development.

More tech: High school and higher education teachers want laptops, netbooks, tablets and digital content to help them move away from the traditional lecture model.

More IT: IT professionals noted that in order to support a change in instruction, their institutions need to add or improve servers/storage, wireless infrastructure, and cloud computing.

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