The Horizon Report – a collaborative project between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) – identifies and describes the 6 emerging technologies and practices most likely to have a large impact over the coming five years in higher education.
The 6 emerging technologies and practices are divided into 3 time frames based on the expected time to adoption. Below is an overview, but be sure to view the entire report: Horizon Report 2013.
Time-to-Adoption: One Year or Less
- Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
- Tablet Computing
Time-to-Adoption: Two to Three Years
- Games and Gamification
- Learning Analytics
Time-to-Adoption: Four to Five Years
- 3D Printing
- Wearable Technology