With the new year already bringing its share of angst and work for faculty and instructors, it is always helpful to be aware of the various technology and learning trends and predictions that could affect ones’ teaching and delivery of course materials and knowledge.
I present five articles (blogs) that speak to the various trends to watch out for based on opinions of persons in the field of instructional design and teaching bring to higher education.
Articles on Trends for 2012:
- The author discusses content curation, developing learning in the cloud, flipped learning, gamification, and new blended learning.
- Predictions on things that could happen in 2012 affecting teaching, learning, technology, business of elearning policy, regulations, student behavior, or other related items.
- Higher education institutions will look to improve the learning experience through analytics and personalized learning environments, while reducing costs with digital resources and cloud technologies.
- Four eminent futurists predict the trend lines for 6 major issues facing IT in higher education in 2012.
- IT in Higher Education
We trust these articles and predictions will give you food for thought as we continuously redefine our teaching and the effect it will have on student learning.