March 25, 2019
Mechanical engineering graduate student Jiacheng Sum uses a virtual reality headset during a meeting of a digital archaeology workgroup at the VISTA Collaboratory in Carlson Library. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)
From smartphones and social media to augmented spaces and virtual reality, digital technologies are changing the ways we connect with each other and interact with our world. Higher education is no exception. Students on today’s college campuses are digital natives and bring with them expectations when it comes to learning and interacting on electronic platforms.
But is a “full steam ahead” approach to the digital future a reality for most college campuses? The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published a story about the challenges faced by the University