I was recently invited to address an educational technology conference in China. While I still haven’t traveled since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the U.S., I was excited to participate virtually, as this was my first opportunity to engage an audience focused on this exciting topic.

Students in a classroom using mobile phone technology.
Students in a classroom using mobile phone technology.

Educational technology (EdTech) is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning. Widespread use of EdTech can have a big impact in expanding access to quality STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education around the world. The past year has brought many challenges, but I always try…

Michael Milligan

Executive Director & CEO of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in the STEM disciplines.

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