New CDW-G Survey Finds “Learn Now, Lecture Later” Model Emerging in Education

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The traditional lecture model – with a teacher standing at the front of the classroom conveying information – is changing. Across the country, high schools and universities are exploring alternative ways to connect with students and how technology can help support this change.

According to “Learn Now, Lecture Later,” a new report released by CDW-G today, nearly half (47 percent) of teachers surveyed said they are moving beyond the lecture-only model, and 71 percent of students and 77 percent of teachers say they are using more classroom technology today than just two years ago, including laptops/netbooks, digital content and learning management systems. Other technologies are on the rise in the classroom, too, including smartphones, student response systems and blogs.

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