Emerging Educational Technologies

Times have changed. During the World War I era, it took years for new, groundbreaking educational technologies to emerge. Today, companies and universities release new educational technologies on an almost weekly basis. Not only are there rapidly emerging technologies, there are new types of technologies also being released. This entry identifies the following as emerging educational technologies: collaborative tools, maker activities, 3D printing applications, coding, learning analytics, big data, personalized learning, open courses, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, apps, gamification, and mobile learning. These emerging educational technologies are likely to be continuing to develop for the next few years.

Emerging Collaborative Tools and Methods

A seemingly endless number of educational tools are emerging that can be used by students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Some are installed ...

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