Horizon Report 2011 – Technlogy Trends in Higher Ed

Each year, the Horizon Report (published by EDUCAUSE) describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are:

Time to adoption: One Year or Less

  • Electronic Books
  • Mobiles

Time to adoption: Two to Three Years

  • Augmented Reality
  • Game-based Learning

Time to adoption: Four to Five Years

  • Gesture-based Computing
  • Learning Analytics

Direct quote from: http://www.educause.edu/Resources/2011HorizonReport/223122

You can find the 2011 full horizon report on http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/HR2011.pdf

If you are interested to further look up for information on technology trends in higher education visit:  http://www.educause.edu/resources

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