Welcome to the Temple Collaborative Wiki onEmerging Technology
EdPsych 5499

Horizon Report:2012 K-12 Edition

Every year for the past 20 years the New Media Corporation, in collaboration with the Consortium for School Networking and the International Society for Technology in Education examines emerging technologies "for their potential impact on and use in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry within the environment of pre-college education.

The NMC divides their predictions into Near-term Horizon (within next 12 months), Mid-term Horizon (two to three years out) and Far-term Horizon (four to five years out).
For 2012 they include:
  • Mobile Devices and Apps
  • Tablet Computing
  • Game Based Learning
  • Personal Learning Environments
  • Augmented Reality
  • Natural User Interfaces

Our Wiki Task

  • The members of EdPysch 5499 will each examine one of the six Emerging Technologies and offer a synopsis, resources and research that has been conducted about the use of the technology in education.