Press Clippings: Reports and Research

The initial listing of research reports or web-based discovery tools was culled from a variety of sources and our previous Horizon Advisory Boards' recommendations.

We'd love to see your clippings here as well! Please use the edit this page button to add more, or add comments on how or why you think they may or may not be important. As is the convention throughout the Horizon Project Wiki, we ask you to identify items you think are of high interest to us, as I have done here by typing 4 tilde (~) characters-- - alan alan Jul 1, 2009 as a means of helping start the sifting process.

Recommended Reading

  • Collaboration Tools
    This white paper discusses collaboration tools used by students, ways that students already use them, and ways that faculty can leverage students’ familiarity with and use of collaboration tools to extend discourse beyond the classroom.
  • FutureLab
    A not-for-profit organization focused on innovation in education
  • Innovative Teachers Thought Leaders
    Dr. Scott McLeod, Director of the School Technology Leadership Initiative (STLI) at the University of Minnesota, has created a white paper that outlines the basic competencies needed for effective data-driven instruction.
  • Is edutech the next industry to see an economic boom?
    Compass Intelligence--a market research firm specializing in vertical markets for the high-tech, IT, and telecom industries--estimates that the U.S. EduTech market alone will grow to $56.2 billion by 2012
  • Libraries, eBooks, and the Mobile Web: A Long Ways to Go
    According to a new report from Cambridge University (PDF), students aren't interested in being able to read eBooks and eJournals on their mobile phones. Instead, users are far more interested in opening hours, location maps, contact info, and access to the library catalog.
  • Most Twitter users never tweet, don't follow anyone
    Twitter may be gaining new users at the speed of light, but more than half of those users aren't actively participating in the service. With no tweets, no followers, and no one to follow, do those users even count?
  • Myths and realities of teen media trends
    Nielsen is out with a new report on media consumption by teens and the results are counter-intuitive to what we commonly believe to be the norm.
  • New research: A 'champion' model for organisational change
    The unpredictable economic environment is forcing business and industry to become more resourceful and efficient in the way they train and retrain staff, with many organisations turning to e-learning as a solution.
  • Report: kids' use of tech growing exponentially
    Kids these days have it all—their own laptops, cell phones, music players, and even digital cameras. A new report from the NPD Group says that use of these devices has grown by an "impressive" rate among 4 to 14 year olds, and that their usage is even changing over time as technology matures.
  • Technology Horizons Program (Institute for the Future)
    Our approach to technology forecasting is unique—we put people at the center of our forecasts. Understanding humans as consumers, workers, householders, and community members allows IFTF to help companies look beyond technical feasibility to identify the value in new technologies, forecast adoption and diffusion patterns, and discover new market opportunities and threats.
  • Technology Review Special Reports: Your Next Cell Phone
    It seems that every day, there are new announcements purporting to redefine how we will use our cell phones: from the latest GPS-enabled gadget for social computing, to software to make your PC a phone. But what is the real future of telephony?
  • Technical Difficulties: Meeting California's Workforce Needs in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Fields
    A new report finds that California's colleges and universities are not producing enough graduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics -- or STEM -- fields, which could result in a talent deficit in key industries in the state.

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