Read the 2019 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report for higher ed

By | May 2, 2019
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The EDUCAUSE Horizon Project continues to identify and describe higher education trends challenges, and technology developments that are likely to have an impact on teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. This year, EDUCAUSE releases a new, reflective section of the Horizon Report, a section that revisits several forecasts from 3-5 years ago and provides the audience with context from the field.

The 2019 report profiles six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology as ranked by an expert panel of leaders from across the higher education landscape:

Key trends

  • Rethinking How Institutions Work
  • Modularized and Disaggregated Degrees
  • Advancing Cultures of Innovation
  • Growing Focus on Measuring Learning
  • Redesigning Learning Spaces
  • Blended Learning Designs

Significant challenges

  • Improving Digital Fluency
  • Increasing Demand for Digital Learning Experience and Instructional Design Expertise
  • The Evolving Roles of Faculty with Ed Tech Strategies
  • Achievement Gap
  • Advancing Digital Equity
  • Rethinking the Practice of Teaching

Important developments

  • Mobile Learning
  • Analytics Technologies
  • Mixed Reality
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Virtual Assistants