Wednesday, 15 June 2011

The Horizon Report 2011

The 2011 edition of the Horizon Report, a joint publication by Educause and The New Media Consortium,  has just become available.

It examines emerging technologies in relation to their potetial impact on teching and learning and categorizesthem according to the predicted time of adoption.

The following summary taken directly from the report is a good overview of you can expect to find.
"The internationally recognized series of Horizon Reports is part of the New Media Consortium’s Horizon Project, a comprehensive research venture established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact over the coming five years on a variety of sectors around the globe. This volume, the 2011 Horizon Report, examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. It is the eighth in the annual series of reports focused on emerging technology in the higher education environment."

The 2011 Horizon report includes such technologies as Electronic Books, Mobiles, Game-Based Learning and others.

Click on the image to get the PDF version of the report

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