Educational technology helps students learn

digital trends study

The fourth annual Digital Study Trends Survey by McGraw-Hill Education finds that most students value digital learning technology and feel technology has improved their grades.

A few things the study discovered:

  • Ninety-four percent of students said digital learning technology has helped them retain new concepts (with 30 percent indicating that technology was extremely helpful), and more than half of the students think digital learning technology helped them better understand concepts they didn’t know.
  • A solid majority (60 percent) of students feel that digital learning technology has improved their grades, with a fifth saying it “significantly” improved their grades. Students in STEM majors were the most likely to say technology positively affected their grades.
  • Approximately 60 percent of students agree that digital learning technology increased their engagement with course materials.