2016 Horizon Report


Produced by ELI and NMC 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. The areas of important developments in educational technology cited for 2016 are:

Time to adoption: One Year or Less

  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
  • Learning Analytics and Adaptive Learning

Time to adoption: Two to Three Years

  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Makerspaces

Time to adoption: Four to Five Years

  • Affective Computing
  • Robotics

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