The Chronicle of Higher Education
recently published an article based on the 2011 Horizon Report
produced by the New Media Consortium and Educause, which details technology trends to watch for 2011. Trends to watch include: game-based learning, learning analytics, mobile devices, augmented reality, gesture-based learning, and electronic books. Take a look: 6 Top Tech Trends on the Horizon for Higher Education.
Game-based learning is referenced in the report to be two to three years away. Fortunately, for our McGraw-Hill Connect
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