New technologies, interconnections with the field of computer science, and advances in the field of ethics will ensure that the existing online universities are involved with the technological advancements of the 21st century.
The extent of technological changes in the world that make sense for digital discussions, therefore, would be explored and thus, the need to question the existing technologies and their applications in the digital field.
Currently, new innovations such as cloud computing, AI, and semantic web will help guide the traditional online higher education practices by meaningfully changing student experiences.
Cloud computing will open up new possibilities for improving search, online student interaction, and access to online courses. This will also allow the Department of Higher Education to make improvements in the current online university, by enhancing the online college of education through data processing, management, customization, and analyzing of applications, technologies, online teaching and learning, etc.
Finally, in the current setting of online college education, innovative technologies, new fields of study, and pure software will contribute to solve the remaining challenges facing the Department of Higher Education, such as streamlining the current online university procedures to make the higher education opportunities easier to reach.