HORIZON REPORTS 2016 & 2017 COMPARISON

A new Horizon report was released. Quite interesting trends, challenges and developments in educational technology identified and discussed in NMC Horizon Reports 2016 and 2017.

2016

2017

Key Trends Accelerating Technology Adoption in Higher Education

Long-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for five or more years
  • Advancing Cultures of Innovation
  • Rethinking How Institutions
  • Work
Mid-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for three to five years
  • Redesigning Learning Spaces
  • Shift to Deeper Learning Approaches
Short-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for the next one to two years
  • Growing Focus on Measuring Learning
  • Increasing Use of Blended Learning Designs
Long-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for five or more years
  • Advancing Cultures of Innovation 1
  • Deeper Learning Approaches
Mid-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for the next three to five years
  • Growing Focus on Measuring Learning
  • Redesigning Learning Spaces
Short-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for the next one to two years
  • Blended Learning Designs
  • Collaborative Learning

Important Developments in Educational Technology for Higher Education

Time-to-Adoption Horizon: One Year or Less
    • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
    • Learning Analytics and Adaptive Learning
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Two to Three Years
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Makerspaces
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Four to Five Years
  • Affective Computing
  • Robotic
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: One Year or Less
    • Adaptive Learning Technologies
    • Mobile Learning
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Two to Three Years
  • The Internet of Things
  • Next-Generation LMS
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Four to Five Years
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Natural User Interfaces

Significant Challenges Impeding Technology Adoption in Higher Education

Long-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for five or more years
  • Advancing Cultures of Innovation
  • Rethinking How Institutions
  • Work
Mid-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for three to five years
  • Redesigning Learning Spaces
  • Shift to Deeper Learning Approaches
Short-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for the next one to two years
  • Growing Focus on Measuring Learning
  • Increasing Use of Blended Learning Designs
Long-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for five or more years
  • Advancing Cultures of Innovation
  • Rethinking How Institutions
  • Work
Mid-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for three to five years
  • Redesigning Learning Spaces
  • Shift to Deeper Learning Approaches
Short-Term Trends: Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for the next one to two years
  • Growing Focus on Measuring Learning
  • Increasing Use of Blended Learning Designs