Looking Through the Future

February 6, 2012 Teaching and Learning Comments Off on Looking Through the Future

Corning, maker of Gorilla Glass, put together this vision for the future of computing.  Spoiler Alert!  It involves a LOT of glass…

[via Corning]

NMC Horizon Project

February 2, 2012 Teaching and Learning Comments Off on NMC Horizon Project

The retreat celebrated the 10th anniversary of the New Media Consortium’s Horizon Project, whose annual report provides a road map of the education-technology landscape. One hundred experts from higher education, K-12, and museum education identified 28 “metatrends” that will influence education in the future. The 10 most important, according to a New Media Consortium announcement about the retreat, include global adoption of mobile devices, the rise of cloud computing, and transparency movements that call into question traditional notions of content ownership concerning digital materials.

[via the Chronicle]