2022 EDUCAUSE Horizon Action Plan: Hybrid Learning

2022 EDUCAUSE Horizon Action Plan: Hybrid Learning

What role will hybrid modalities play in the future of higher education? Will we evolve and grow with the rest of the world, or will we be left behind? Approaching these questions with a spirit of hope and optimism, a panel of higher education teaching and learning experts from a range of institution types assembled to describe an optimized future of hybrid learning, focusing on a 10-year timescale. Building on the trends, technologies, and practices described in the 2022 Horizon Report: Teaching and Learning Edition, the panel crafted its vision of the future along with practical action items the teaching and learning community can employ to make this future a reality.


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Goals for Our Future State

Line with Institutions at the left end and Students, Instructors and Staff at the left end

Asked to describe the goals and elements of hybrid learning that they would like to see 10 years from now, panelists collaboratively constructed their preferred future for institutions, students, instructors, and staff.

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Panelists generated a list of actions for the teaching and learning community to arrive at this preferred future in 10 years. Every institution has its own unique needs and challenges, but the community as a whole can work together to effect change. From small, local actions to large, international collaborations, everyone has an opportunity to contribute.

Read more about these actions on page 5 >

Planning for the Road Ahead

Two sets of Actions boxes: Easy and Difficult. Each set has a box for Short Term, one for Mid Term and One for Long Term. An arrow through all the boxes points to a final large box labelled: Golas and elements of the future you want to make. Copyright 2018 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-2012 | CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Considering a big, bold future is an important element of action planning, but real progress can only be made when individuals like you make things happen. Use several key activities to solidify your vision of the future and make plans to take action.

Learn more about planning for the road ahead on page 7 >

Expert Panel

The 2022 Horizon Action Plan panel comprised 13 higher education teaching and learning experts.

See the Expert Panel on page 10 >


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