Friday, February 24, 2006

Six areas of emerging technology around learning and teaching in higher education

The annual Horizon Report of the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)identifies and describes each year six areas of emerging technology likely to have a significant impact on teaching, learning, or creative expression in higher education within three adoption horizons: a year or less, two to three years, and four to five years. The areas cited for 2006 are: • Social computing • Personal broadcasting • Cell-phone-accessible educational content and services • Educational gaming • Augmented reality and enhanced visualization • Context-aware environments and devices A report certainly worth reading!

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