The Design Thinking Process: Edtech Adoption in Postsecondary Education

Wednesday, October 26 | 11:40AM–12:30PM | Ballroom C, Level Three
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
How are institutions discovering, evaluating, and implementing edtech solutions to address campus pain points? Who are the decision makers? What information is needed about product functionality and efficacy to make better decisions? EdSurge is using the design thinking process to research these questions and creating resources for postsecondary education providers.

Outcomes: Learn how EdSurge applied design thinking to this complex postsecondary education challenge * Understand key lessons learned from over 150 interviews about edtech adoption at institutions, with a focus on adaptive learning and digital courseware adoption cycles * Participate in design thinking exercises around real challenges facing institutions wrestling with selection and implementation of new technologies


  • Allison Dulin Salisbury

    Director of Higher Education Strategy, EdSurge, Inc.
  • Sunny Lee

    Sr. Product Manager, Higher Ed, EdSurge, Inc.