Saturday, February 12, 2011

Horizons Reaport 2011

The 2011 Horizons Report is out. Each year, the Horizon Report introduces six emerging technologies or practices that are likely to enter mainstream use within the next five years.

It is 40 pages. Read and share the report -- or the 6-page summary-- with friends and discuss these technology trends.

  • Electronic books, mobiles:  Time-to-Adoption: <1 year
  • Augmented reality, game-based learningTime-to-Adoption: 2-3 years
  • Gesture-based computing, learning analyticsTime-to-Adoption: 4-5 years
The report is produced by the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE.

Slideshare presentation of Horizons Report:

Who to share with?  School leadership, library and technology teams, science teachers and students.  Share the link, but also print a few copies to hand to colleagues, students, board members, book and computer clubs. This report focuses on higher education trends, so consider developing your organization's own set of trends.