The New Media Consortium (NMC) and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) are
jointly releasing the NMC Horizon Report 2016 Higher Education Edition at the
2016 ELI Annual Meeting.
This 13th 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 higher education.
NMC Horizon Report: 2016 Higher Education Edition
The report identifies six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology across three adoption horizons spanning over the next one to five years, giving campus leaders, educational technologists, and faculty a valuable guide for strategic technology planning. The report provides higher education leaders with in-depth insight into how trends and challenges are accelerating and impeding the adoption of educational technology, along with their implications for policy, leadership, and practice.
"The release of this report kicks off the 15th year of the NMC Horizon Project, which has sparked crucial conversations and progressive strategies in institutions all over the world,"says Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of the NMC. "We are so appreciative of ELI's continued support and collaboration. Together we have been able to regularly provide timely analysis to universities and colleges."
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Key Trends Accelerating Higher Education Technology Adoption
Significant Challenges Impeding Higher Education Technology Adoption
Important Developments in Educational Technology for Higher Education
The NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition is available online, free of charge, and is released under a Creative Commons license to facilitate its widespread use, easy duplication, and broad distribution. In the coming months, the report will be translated into several languages by esteemed NMC partners: Chinese (Beijing Open University); German (Multimedia Kontor Hamburg); Japanese (Open University of Japan); Korean (Korea Education & Research Information Service - KERIS); Portuguese (Unisuam University); Russian (Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO); and Spanish (Universidad Internacional de La Rioja - UNIR).
Founded in 1993, the NMC is an international community of experts in educational technology -- from the practitioners who work with new technologies on campuses every day; to the visionaries who are shaping the future of learning at think tanks, labs, and research centers; to its staff and board of directors; to the expert panels and others helping the NMC conduct cutting edge research. The role of the NMC is to help hundreds of member universities, colleges, museums, and organizations drive innovation across their campuses. This is accomplished by the NMC performing research that catalyzes discussion, convening people around new ideas, and building communities that encourage exploration and experimentation. To learn more, visit www.nmc.org.
About EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative
The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) is a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to the advancement of learning through the innovative application of technology. For more information on the ELI, visit www.educause.edu/eli.
Source: New Media Consortium and NewMediaConsortium Channel (YouTube)