Expect to be Disrupted: The Next Wave of Innovations in Online Education

Every year brings the promise of newer and better technologies to enhance online learning and teaching. While many new technologies focus on delivering incremental improvements or refinements to existing practices, a smaller number possess the potential to be disruptive innovations that will significantly change the future of online education. In this presentation, Edwards will discuss key technologies and trends in online and higher education that are likely to have a major impact on our practices and policies over the next few years. He will address personal and organizational strategies for how to prepare yourself and your colleagues for the constant challenges and emerging opportunities shaped by the dynamics of disruptive innovation.