e-Learning Trends Horizon Report 2009

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e-Learning Trends Horizon Report 2009 by Mind Map: e-Learning Trends  Horizon Report 2009

1. Key trends

1.1. Increasing globalisation in work, collaboration and communication

1.2. Collective intelligence & active participation

1.3. Affinity for games as learning tools

1.4. Visualisation tools & the need for visual literacy

1.5. Mobile phones as indispensable tools

2. Critical challenges

2.1. Need for formal instruction in information literacy, visual literacy & technological literacy

2.2. Students are different, but a lot of educational material (and assessment) is not

2.3. Leadership and innovation is required to keep pace with changes in research & scholarship

2.4. Use of data collection & mining to manage student assessment and learning

2.5. The growing expection on higher education to deliver content & services to mobile devices

3. within 4-5 years...

3.1. semantic-aware applications

3.2. smart objects

4. within 2-3 years...

4.1. the personal web

4.2. geo-everything

5. within the next year...

5.1. mobile learning

5.2. cloud computing

5.2.1. presentations & publishing content

5.2.1.1. Google Docs

5.2.1.2. SlideShare

5.2.1.3. blogs

5.2.1.3.1. Blogger

5.2.1.4. Flickr

5.2.1.5. YouTube

5.2.1.6. Scribd

5.2.2. collaboration

5.2.2.1. social networking

5.2.2.1.1. Ning

5.2.2.1.2. Google Sites

5.2.2.2. writing & presentations

5.2.2.2.1. Google Docs

5.2.2.2.2. wikis

5.2.3. concept/mind mapping

5.2.3.1. Freemind

5.2.3.2. Gliffy

5.2.3.3. CMap Tools

5.2.3.4. MindMeister

5.2.4. screen/image capture

5.2.4.1. Jing

5.2.5. social bookmarking & citation

5.2.5.1. delicious

5.2.5.2. CiteULike

5.2.6. information visualisation

5.2.6.1. Many Eyes

5.2.6.2. Wordle

5.2.7. @ UoA

5.2.7.1. CourseBuilder

5.2.7.2. Aropa

5.2.7.3. PeerWise

5.2.7.4. Google

5.2.7.4.1. Gmail

5.2.7.4.2. Docs

5.2.8. personal web pages & RSS

5.2.8.1. iGoogle

5.2.8.2. Pageflakes

5.2.8.3. Google Reader