NMC Horizon Report: 2012 Higher Education Edition

The New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report discusses six emerging technologies placed along adoption horizon lines for becoming mainstream educational technologies.

Recently released, the 2012  NMC Horizon Report is an annual report that provides insights into emerging trends in technology use in higher education. This research paper is a collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE.

Here is a look at the upcoming technologies from the report:
Near-term Horizon (within the next 12 months)
Mobile Apps
Tablet Computing
Mid-term Horizon (two to three years out)
Game-based learning
Learning analytics
Far-term Horizon (four to five years away)
Gesture based computing
The Internet of things

Access the full 40 page report here.

Janet Clarke

Janet Clarke

Associate Dean, Research & User Engagement at Stony Brook University Libraries
email: janet.clarke@stonybrook.edu
Janet Clarke
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