Press Clippings: Reports and Research

The initial listing of news on how technology is used by consumers or in popular media culled from a variety of sources we monitor on a regluar basis.

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-- - Larry Larry Oct 30, 2011. This will help us to sift through the articles and determine which ones resonate most strongly with the board as a whole.

Recommended Reading

  • Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning
    Advances in Technology Enhanced Learning’ from the The Open University's Knowledge Media Institute and the EU TELMap project presents a range of research projects which aim to explore how to make engagement in learning (and teaching) more passionate. - dirk dirk Feb 2, 2014 (- cpaterso cpaterso Feb 6, 2014)- jason.maddern jason.maddern Feb 12, 2014
  • Broadband Enabled Education and Skills Services Programme - Projects
    The Broadband Enabled Education and Skills Services Programme is funding trials to show how students, teachers and parents can benefit from improved online access to education, training and skills services made possible by broadband communications technology.
  • Connected Learning: An Agenda for Research and Design
    Learning scientists at the DML published a report that includes case studies that demonstrate what connected learning is as a social and technology conscious pedagogy and where it is implemented. - dirk dirk Feb 2, 2014
  • The Future of E-Ducation: The Impact of Technology and Analytics on the Education Industry
    Education is increasingly becoming individualised, customised and more accessible as a result of combining open source technology, the Internet, mobile and multi-faceted technology, virtual learning environments and learning analytic technology. This report reflects on the innovation and the complexities that are currently emerging in education as a result of these technological advancements. Building on this, the report will examine why these technologies are changing the landscape of education and how they will be pivotal in achieving the United Nations’ goal for universal education by 2015. This is the kind of report that senior execs in unis love! - gillysalmon gillysalmon Feb 6, 2014- geoff.romeo geoff.romeo Feb 10, 2014- jason.maddern jason.maddern Feb 12, 2014
  • Gartner: 4 Disruptive Trends Changing the Future of IT
    Recently, IT research firm Gartner held an online talk to share its predictions for disruptive trends that are worth taking into account as IT leaders plan for the future. As Managing VP and Gartner Fellow Daryl Plummer explained, "These trends are going to change the way you think about a lot of things and do a lot of things." However, the changes will also encompass constructive possibilities, which could turn into new opportunities for savvy CIOs. oxymoron in HE? - gillysalmon gillysalmon Feb 6, 2014- jason.maddern jason.maddern Feb 12, 2014
  • How the Post-2015 Agenda can have a Transformative Impact on life Skills and Livelihood
    These fellows from the Center of Universal Education point out that the agenda for education for the 1.5 billion young people ages 12-24 (1.3 billion in developing countries) in this world will focus on transferable skills, faciliating the school-to-work transition, and strengthening the link between post-primary education and improve life and labor opportunities.
  • Moving On Up - What Young People Earn After Their Tertiary Education
    Published by New Zealand Ministry of Education, this report looks at the differences in incomes and employment rates according to which type of degree a learner has earned. The findings of this study could help young people decide which field of study to pursue.
  • Personal Information Management: The Case for an Evolutionary Approach
    This review paper argues that users of personal information management systems have three particularly pressing requirements, for which current systems do not fully cater: (i) To combat information overload, as the volume of information increases. (ii) To ease context switching, in particular, for users who face frequent interrupts in their work. (iii) To be supported in information integration, across a variety of applications. the future role of the academic? lol- gillysalmon gillysalmon Feb 6, 2014- jason.maddern jason.maddern Feb 12, 2014
  • Setting Standards in Australian Higher Education?
    This article describes the establishment of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standard Agency in Australia, as an institution responsible for setting standards for higher education so that universities can be measured and compared. sigh- gillysalmon gillysalmon Feb 6, 2014
  • Students Attitudes to Intellectual Property.
    Students want better education about intellectual property (IP) to help them with their future careers as fewer than half (40 per cent) of students consider their current understanding of IP to be enough according to a survey published by the National Union of Students (NUS), the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and the Intellectual Property Awareness Network (IPAN). interesting one - gillysalmon gillysalmon Feb 6, 2014
  • Survey Says…People Are Still on Standby Regarding Wearable Technology
    TNS Global has done some research to see what consumers in the mainstream think about wearable technology, finding seventy-five percent of surveyed consumers were aware of at least one wearable device, but only nine percent were actually interested in using them. 55% of consumers think wearable technology is or will be too expensive and 24% don’t want any more devices than they already have, plus majority of respondents did not want to wear a device on their eye, preferring a device for their arm. Privacy is also a major concern. - gillysalmon gillysalmon Feb 6, 2014- jason.maddern jason.maddern Feb 12, 2014