Share Paper: Best of Germany: Developing Strategies for Digital Transformation in Higher Education: Not a Trivial Pursuit

  1. Michael Kerres, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  2. Barbara Getto, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Tuesday, June 26 2:45 PM-3:15 PM Koepelzaal

Abstract: The paper presents an organizational view on educational technology in higher education. Many institutions are eagerly implementing various digital technologies and tools for learning, they seem to follow a general trend of modernizing university teaching. Following this understanding, digital transformation can be seen as a broader movement of modernization all universities have to address in some way: a process that institutions are taking at different speeds and with different measures, but most probably with similar results, in the end. From a strategic perspective, however, digital transformation has to be perceived as a chance for an organization to position itself in ...