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Horizon report 2011 K-12 edition

06/8/2011

http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2011-Horizon-Report-K12.pdf  “examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in teaching, learning, and creative expression within the environment of pre-college education.”

Identifies and explains the impact of Key Trends, Critical Challenges, and  these 6 Technologies to Watch:

  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobiles
  • Game-based Learning
  • Open Content
  • Learning Analytics
  • Personal Learning Environments (PLEs)

How might these technologies impact your program, either  now OR in the future?

Explore the report, then consider both Scott McLeod and Doug Johnson‘s concerns that the report’s findings might be too optimistic.

Do you agree or disagree with their criticisms?  Why?

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