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On the Horizon

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📥  News

The recently published NMC Horizon Report highlights some interesting technologies heading towards wider adoption over the next few years. The Horizon Report claims to be ”an unbiased source of information that helps education leaders, trustees, policy makers, and others easily understand the impact of key emerging technologies on education, and when they are likely to enter mainstream use.” and has been flagging up the next big thing in technology-enhanced learning for nearly a decade.

The 2013 Higher Education Edition identifies six technologies that are soon likely to be more widely adopted. These technologies have been placed into three adoption horizons to indicate likely timeframes for their entrance into mainstream use for learning and teaching. They are, starting with the most imminent:

I'll take about each in turn in some forthcoming blog posts, but for now you can get the report at

http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2013-horizon-report-HE.pdf