May 16, 2022

New Media Consortium (NMC) and Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Release the Horizon Report: 2017 K-12 Edition

From the New Media Consortium:

The New Media Consortium (NMC) in partnership with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is releasing the NMC/CoSN Horizon Report: 2017 K-12 Edition made possible by mindSpark Learning. To inform strategic technology planning and educational policy decision-making the report delivers succinct summaries and analysis of major technological themes and challenges highlighting implications for in-practice applications.



Source: New Media Consortium

The report’s findings were identified through a qualitative research process designed and conducted by the NMC that engaged a panel of 61 education and technology experts representing 20 countries across six continents. The collaboration focused on a set of research questions designed to surface significant trends and challenges and to identify developing technologies likely to be adopted within the five-year horizon. A geographically and experientially diverse panel came to consensus on the profiled topics’ impact on the practice of K-12 education.

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64 pages; PDF

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