Twelve learning technologies with big education potential

By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor, @eSN_Laura
May 22nd, 2013

A number of technologies could impact education in the coming years.

Technologies that enable more personalized learning are poised at the forefront of learning trends, according to this year’s Horizon Report K-12, an annual report that forecasts learning technologies that will have a large impact on learning in the immediate future and in the coming years.

The report comes from a group of about 45 international experts who go through a set of research questions and discuss about 60 different learning technologies, thinking about trends, challenges, and impact.

(Next page: The NMC’s list of 12 impactful technologies)

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One Response to “Twelve learning technologies with big education potential”

May 23, 2013

I would add one more key challenge as it is in many ways foundational to making these technologies adopted and that is content and what is coming out of the publishing houses. They have been trying to solve the electronic publishing challenge for over 10 years and have still not perfected it. Getting content out for the various technologies in a way that is not only acceptable but desirable by the user should be the number 1 priority.