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2011 Horizon Report

Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. Since 2005, the annual Horizon Report has been the most visible aspect of a focused collaboration between the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) and the New Media Consortium.

The Horizon Report is a comprehensive research venture that identifies and describes emergin technologies likely to have a large impact on a variety of sectors around the globe. This volume, the 2011 Horizon Report examines emerging technologies in HE  for their potential impact on and use in teaching and learning.

The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are:

  • Electronic books
  • Mobile technologies
  • Augmented Reality
  • Game based learning
  • Gesture -based Computing
  • Learning Analytics

The report is available at: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/HR2011.pdf

Citation: Johnson, L., Smith, R., Willis, H., Levine, A., and Haywood, K.,  (2011). The 2011 Horizon Report. Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium

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