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Aim: What is the future of technology in the next 1-5 years and how does it shape our understanding of the Net Generation?

What is your vision of the future of technology in the next 1-5 years? Watch this video for an idea of technology on the horizon.

Project Requirements:
Using the Horizon report and collaborating with schools across the world, students will be researching the technology trends projected for the future in higher education. The 2013 Horizon Report projects that tablet computing, games and gamification, analytics, 3D printing, wearable technology and Moocs are some of the trends to watch for in the next 1-5 years. Using the Horizon report and the trends there, students will "mash up" teach technology with one of the NetGen norms as shared in Don Tapscott's book Grown Up Digital. What will emerge is a collaboratively written wiki that shows what students will be doing with the technologies that will characterize their college years along with multimedia visions of what they think it will look like in practice.
The contents of the project include:1. Digital Handshake - An introductory blog post (including audio or video introduction) posted on the Flat Classroom Ning - Period 4 Student Leaders Only*2. Research & Report - A written collaborative report using the wiki - Students will edit the wiki and discuss the topic on the discussion tab of the page in teams3. Video - A personal multimedia response (digital story or video)4. Reflection - A post project reflection
Project Timeline:February - Digital Handshake & IntroductionsMarch - Wiki Editing and Collaborative ReportApril - Documentary FilmingMay - Post Documentaries Online for Judging & Project Reflection
Student Collaborative Project Pages
Project Resources:

Example of Thinglink

Horizon Report
8 Net Gen Norms (as defined by Don Tapscott)
NetGenEd Wiki - Period 4 Student Executive Only*
NetGenEdNing - Period 4 Student Executive Only*

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