Today's college students are juggling multiple demands and are also entering school lacking essential skills, which is significantly impacting their ability to study and focus, according to a survey released by Cengage Learning. The survey, entitled “Instructors and Students: Technology Use, Engagement and Learning Outcomes” and conducted by Eduventures, identifies a new generation of students and highlights pressures and obstacles hindering student success. This is the second Cengage Learning/Eduventures survey designed to uncover how educational technology impacts overall student engagement and learning outcomes.
A recent Cengage Learning/Eduventures study reveals educational technology use impacts student engagement and learning outcomes; more guidance, support and training needed.
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