Enabling Digital Transformation in Education and Training: Towards Effective Human Capital Development

Gürbüz T.

in: Recent Developments in Individual and Organizational Adoption of ICTs , Orkun YILDIZ, Editor, IGI GLobal, Washington, pp.228-243, 2021

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Research Book
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publisher: IGI GLobal
  • City: Washington
  • Page Numbers: pp.228-243
  • Editors: Orkun YILDIZ, Editor
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The rapid rise of innovation and digital transformation trends have already begun to cause disruptions to the way we live, work, and learn. Education and training are placed at the forefront of this transformation process because of the learning needs to develop the required competencies for enabling a successful transformation. As educators and training experts become more aware of the potential of open and distance learning, it is essential for their educational planning that the opportunities offered by new technologies like disruptive technologies or digital transformation enabling technologies to be realistically examined. It is evident that educational institutions that fail to embrace digital transformation will be left behind in the upcoming years. Therefore, this chapter aims to discuss the digital transformation process in the field of education and training through the innovative solutions for the development of next generation digital learning environments and spaces.