Higher Education in the 21st Century
Older Americans to Experience Fastest Growth
Distribution of US. Population
The Enrollment Pipeline
An Aging Clientele for Higher Education
Crisis in College Costs
Crisis in College Costs (continued)
Percent of Firms Downsizing by Business Category
46% of the “Fortune 500” Disappeared
By the year 2000 at least 44% of all workers will be in data services.
From 1980 to 1994, the U.S. contingent workforce increased 57%.
Fading are the 9-5 workdays, lifetime jobs...
Job-hopping will become the norm.
Diplomas decline as degrees of separation in the workforce.
What Lies Ahead in Technology
"You open it and turn the pages."
The cost of computing power drops roughly 30% every year.
Sega Saturn runs on a higher-performance processor than the original 1976 Cray supercomputer.
Today’s average consumers wear more computing power on their wrists than existed in the entire world before 1961.
In 1991, companies spent more money on computing and communications gear than the combined monies spent on industrial, mining, farm, and construction equipment.
Today, 65% of all workers use some type of information technology in their jobs.
U.S. Domain Growth
I very much doubt that we’re the only family on the block without a Web page.
The Rising Use of IT in Instruction
What do these signals imply?
Home Page: On the Horizon
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