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Friday, February 23, 2007

New 2007 Horizon Report names Mobile Phones as ''Next Big Thing'' in Higher Education

The annual Horizon Report is produced by an elite, global team of higher education technology visionaries who evaluate and pinpoint the top six technologies due to influence college campuses, with an approximate timeframe for "major impact." Rave Wireless and Apple (for the iPhone) are the only vendors listed as references in the mobile phone section of the Report, which is issued through a joint effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI).
The 2007 Horizon Report listed mobile phones
third, with expectations that this technology will have a "major impact" on teaching and learning in higher education in 2-3 years, right behind user-generated content and social networking which will realize their full potential within the next year.

The 2007 Horizon Report

Source: Broadcast Newsroom