NMC and ELI Release the NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition
The New Media Consortium (NMC) and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) jointly released the 11th edition of the NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education today. 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.
The Report provides information on key trends accelerating higher education technology adoption, on significant challenges impeding higher education technology adoption and on key developments in educational technology in higher education. The report identifies Flipped Classroom and Learning Analytics as technologies expected to enter mainstream use in the first horizon of one year or less. 3D Printing and Games and Gamification are seen in the second horizon of two to three years; Quantified Self and Virtual Assistants are seen emerging in the third horizon of four to five years.
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The subject matter in this report was identified through a qualitative research process designed and conducted by the NMC that engages an international body of experts in education, technology, business, and other fields around a set of research questions designed to surface significant trends and challenges and to identify emerging technologies with a strong likelihood of adoption in higher education.
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