Wednesday, January 23, 2008

eLearn Mag's Predictions for 2008

eLearn Magazine has assembled an impressive collection of predictions from many prominent thinkers in the field of learning technology including Stephen Downes, Jay Cross, Michael Feldstein, Patti Shank, Curt Bonk and others. It's worth a look.

A number of similar themes emerged:
  • more attention to serious games and virtual worlds
  • use of social networking for learning (rather than just a trendy thing to do)
  • loosening grip on the market by proprietary vendors
  • warnings about avoiding hype

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