2017 Horizon Report

Each year the New Media Consortium (NMC), in collaboration with the Educause Learning Initiative (ELI), publishes the Horizon Report as part of “an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education.”  New Media Consortium (NMC), https://www.nmc.org/publication/nmc-horizon-report-2017-higher-education-edition/

This month, the fourteenth edition of the report, Horizon Report 2017 was launched. This edition covers six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology and their potential effects on higher education.

If you would like to learn more you can download and read the full report at Horizon Report 2017 Higher Education Edition or view the video included in this post.

EdTech Open Labs and Support Opportunities

Happy new year and welcome to the spring 2017 semester! EdTech staff are ready to support you this week as you prepare for the new semester.

As you review this week’s College Community Schedule, be sure to note the following EdTech events.

  • Distance Learning Faculty Meeting, Monday, January 9 at 1:30 pm, Central Campus, Slocomb Auditorium (This meeting is held for all full-time faculty teaching distance learning courses. Part-time faculty should consult with their Department Chairs.)
  • EdTech Open Lab – Central Campus, Tuesday, January 10 at 9:00 am, C-1.219
  • EdTech Open Lab – South Campus, Thursday, January 12 at 1:00 pm, S-12.214
  • EdTech Open Lab – North Campus, Friday, January 13 at 9:00 am, N-2.207

For training and course preparation support outside of scheduled open lab sessions, faculty are encouraged to contact their campus Instructional Designers.

EdTech looks forward to working with you in 2017!

EdTech Connect – November 2016: Productivity Tips, Friday Training, DL Certification Dates

The November  issue of EdTech Connect is now available.

This month’s publication includes productivity tips and tools, topics for our Friday training sessions, and dates for upcoming DL Certification sections.

Each month the newsletter is emailed out to all college employees. If you did not receive that email or you would like to review archives, please visit our EdTech Connect Archives page.

EdTech Connect November Newsletter