Online Learning Trends: 6 Top Tech Trends on the Horizon for Higher Education

By Ben Wieder, Chronicle of Higher Ed

Mobile devices are one year away from transforming education. For the third straight year. The 2011 Horizon Report, an annual look at technology trends affecting higher education, points to mobile devices as one of six technologies to watch. Of the other five trends, game-based learning and learning analytics—using data to track student progress—are new additions for 2011. The report, produced by the New Media Consortium and Educause, notes that mobile devices have been listed before, but it says that resistance by many schools continues to slow the full integration of mobile devices into higher education.

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