The eleventh edition of the Horizon report on trends in higher education has been published. You can download the report here.
“This eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years, giving campus leaders and practitioners a valuable guide for strategic technology planning.”
What are the trends to be?
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: One Year or Less
- Flipped Classroom
- Learning Analytics
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Two to Three Years
- 3D Printing
- Games and Gamification
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Four to Five Years
- Quantified Self
- Virtual Assistants
For me the biggest element in the report is the tone when describing MOOC’s, summed up as: