The NMC Horizon Report: 2016 Higher Education Edition

Posted on February 15th, 2016

The New Media Consortium (NMC), in collaboration with the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, has released their 2016 NMC Horizon Report. The report describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project that identifies and describes emerging technologies that will likely impact education. It considers what is on the five-year horizon for higher education institutions, what developments will occur, and what challenges will need to be overcome. The report discusses trends, such as increased use of blended learning and redesigning learning spaces; challenges, including improving digital literacy and blending formal and informal learning; and technology developments, such as Bring Your Own Device and augmented reality.