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Jun 15, 2022 2022-06 Business Administration Faculty

FindMBA: The latest teaching innovations in online MBAs

As the number of online MBA students surpass residential MBAs the first time, advances in teaching technologies are greatly improving the learner experience. Gies College of Business has employed dedicated teams of instructional designers and data scientists working in concert to collect data and track learning outcomes. Tawnya Means, assistant dean for educational innovation and chief learning officer at Gies recently told that important to resist the urge to use technology for technology's sake and that the objectives need to be clear.

“A challenge is that technology evolves at a rapid pace," said Means. "It’s important to base technology decisions on existing learner research within our industry, but sometimes that research is not yet available for cutting-edge technologies.”   

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