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NMC Horizon Report 2013 Released

The New Media Consortium has released its 2013 Horizon Report, the tenth annual report identifying emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, and creative expression in higher education. The report identifies emerging technologies likely to enter the mainstream in learning-focused organizations within various timeframes: less than a year, two to three years, and four to five years.

The Horizon Report 2013 is produced by the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative. This year's report is again made available with a Creative Commons license.

This year’s Horizon Report identifies massively open online courses (MOOCs) and tablet computing as technologies expected to enter mainstream use in one year or less. Games and gamification and learning analytics are seen in the second horizon of two to three years; 3D printing and wearable technology are seen emerging in the third horizon of four to five years.

CCNMTL maintains the Columbia membership with the New Media Consortium and is an active presenter and participant at the NMC's events. Printed copies of the Horizon Report 2013 and earlier years are available for browsing at the Faculty Support Lab in 204 Butler Library and at the CUMC CCNMTL office.