February 15th, 2017

NMC and ELI Release the NMC Horizon Report – 2017 Higher Ed Edition


Annual report explores the trends, challenges, and technology developments poised to disrupt higher education worldwide.

The New Media Consortium (NMC) and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) jointly released the NMC Horizon Report – 2017 Higher Education Edition at the 2017 ELI Annual Meeting. This 14th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in higher education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology are placed directly in the context of their likely impact on the core missions of universities and colleges. The topics are summarized in the accompanying infographic.

Visit the New Media Consortium website to download the full report »

Translations of the report are planned for six languages, which will all be made publicly and freely available on NMC.org: Chinese (Beijing Open University); German (Multimedia Kontor Hamburg); Japanese (Open University of Japan); Korean (Korea Education & Research Information Service – KERIS); Russian (Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO); and Spanish (Universidad Internacional de La Rioja – UNIR).

About the New Media Consortium (NMC)
The NMC is an international not-for-profit consortium of learning-focused organizations committed to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies. The NMC is world-renowned for its NMC Horizon Project, which produces the NMC Horizon Report series, charting the uptake of emerging technologies in various learning sectors worldwide. Since 1993, the NMC and its members have dedicated themselves to analyzing and developing potential applications of emerging technologies and progressive approaches for teaching, learning, research, and creative inquiry. To learn more, visit www.nmc.org.

About EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)
EDUCAUSE is a higher education technology association which helps higher education elevate the impact of IT. The ELI is the division within EDUCAUSE that is focused on higher education’s teaching and learning mission. The ELI’s vision is that learning is best served by the confluence of a learner-centered approach, the incorporation of learning principles and science, and the creative application of digital technology. For more information on the ELI, visit www.educause.edu/eli.