Horizon Report K-12 The New Media ConsortiumJohnson, L, Adams, S, and Cummins, M (2012), NMC Horizon Report: 2012 K-12 Edition; Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium. This summary for educational purposes by George Hobson February 2013
The Horizon Report"Examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in teaching, learning and creative inquiry within the environment of pre-college education."
The Horizon ReportProduced by the•New Media Consortium (NMC),•Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)•International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
The Horizon ReportThree editions:• Higher Education• Primary and Secondary Education (K-12)• Museum Education
The Horizon ReportResources: navigator.nmc.org go.nmc.org/itunes-u
TIME TO ADOPTION HORIZONS:One year or less:• MOBILE DEVICES AND APPS• TABLET COMPUTING ≤1
TIME TO ADOPTION HORIZONS:Two to Three Years:• GAME-BASED LEARNING• PERSONAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS 2-3
TIME TO ADOPTION HORIZONS:Four to Five Years:• AUGMENTED REALITY• NATURAL USER INTERFACES 4-5
Horizon Report: KEY TRENDS1. Online learning, hybrid learning and collaborative models.2. Roles as educators changing.3. BYOD.4. People expect to WORK, LEARN & STUDY whenever and wherever they want.5. Technology profoundly affects the way we a. Work b. Collaborate c. Communicate d. Succeed6. Classroom more CHALLENGE-BASED, ACTIVE LEARNING.
Horizon Report: SIGNIFICANTCHALLENGES1. Digital media literacy key skill in EVERY discipline ESPECIALLY TEACHING.2. Blending of formal and informal learning.3. Personalised learning not adequately supported by current technology or practice.4. Institutional barriers prevent moving forward.5. Real life experiences learning not occurring enough and is undervalued.6. Learning taking place outside the world of classrooms and thus not part of traditional learning.