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86 percent of teachers and 93 percent of administrators consider it important or absolutely essential to use educational technologies in the classroom. The number of students who took at least some online courses grew by 5.7 percent, even as overall collegiate enrollment dropped. As more colleges start to make coursework available online with video streaming, webinars and other tools, it creates opportunities for students who might otherwise be unable to attend campus. Some companies have introduced automated platforms that help match students to potential universities based on interests, affordability and other factors.