Learning and Student Success: Presenting the Results of the 2019 Key Issues Survey

"The fact that the two "loudest" words are learning and student comes as no surprise. Through a variety of indicators (such as the EDUCAUSE 2019 Top IT issues survey), we know that student success is looming ever larger as a priority for our institutions. The focus on learning reflects the community's priority on the academic success of our learners. Learning clearly overlaps with student success—while true student success depends on a range of factors and priorities, few would dispute the notion that academic success is most central to the student success equation. Some of the other prominent words in the cloud (such as inclusion, equity, affordability, literacy, open, and leadership) also bring into relief important issues very much at the center of postsecondary teaching and learning practice."

-Malcolm Brown