Each year the New Media Consortium (NMC) and Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) publish the Horizon Report, a look ahead at technologies that will impact education in the next one, three, and five years.
The report “charts the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning and creative expression” based on interactions with “technology professionals, campus technologists, faculty leaders from colleges and universities, and representatives of leading corporations” (from Horizon Project).
New Century Learning Consortium (NCLC) Certificate in New and Emerging Technologies
After attending four or more NCLC Faculty Forum brown bag sessions, UIS faculty and staff are elligible to earn the certificate. Certificates are issues after participants complete four reflective exercises
Sloan-C Symposium on Emerging Technology Applications
“This conference, which will provide the latest information on emerging technology applications for online learning, is geared to both experienced professionals and interested newcomers to online learning who hail from a variety of work sectors, including higher education, continuing education, business, government, health care, professional associations, and nonprofit organizations” (from conference website).