This report discusses six emerging technologies placed along adoption horizon lines for becoming mainstream educational technologies.
Recently released, the 2012 New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report is an annual report that provides insights into emerging trends in technology use in higher education. This research paper is a collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE.
Here is a look at the upcoming technologies from the report: Near-term Horizon(within the next 12 months) Mobile Apps Tablet Computing Mid-term Horizon(two to three years out) Game-based learning Learning analytics Far-term Horizon(four to five years away) Gesture based computing
The Internet of things