A Millennial Branding survey of more than 1,300 college students found that they are open to new ways of learning. Could the high cost of college be driving this change? Or could it be the ubiquity of free learning tools available online?
Regardless of the reason, it’s obvious that the higher education environment is changing….
The answer remains to be seen, but college students’ attitudes could push that change more quickly than we expected. Below are a few key statistics from The Future of Education.Of college students surveyed:84% use a computer in the classroom78% believe that it’s easier to learn in a traditional classroom than online57% believe internships are most important when developing their business skills53% believe that online colleges are reputable50% say they don’t need a physical classroom43% say that online education will provide them with courses of the same or higher quality than traditional colleges39% view the future of education as being more virtual19% said that they’ll be using social media to engage in the classroom12% believe college courses are most important when developing their business skills