The NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). This 13th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology are placed directly in the context of their likely impact on the core missions of universities and colleges, and detailed in succinct, non-technical, and unbiased presentations. Each has been tied to essential questions of relevance, policy, leadership, and practice. The three key sections of this report constitute a reference and straightforward technology-planning guide for educators, higher education leaders, administrators, policymakers, and technologists. It is our hope that this research will help to inform the choices that institutions are making about technology to improve, support, or extend teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in higher education across the globe. All of the topics were selected by an expert panel that represented a range of backgrounds and perspectives. View the work that produced the report on the official project wiki. > Download the NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition (PDF) > Download the Chinese translation PDF (courtesy of Beijing Open University) > Download the Japanese translation PDF (courtesy of Open University of Japan) > Download the Korean translation PDF (courtesy of Korea Education & Research Information Service – KERIS) > Download the German translation PDF (courtesy of Multimedia Kontor Hamburg) > Download the Russian translation PDF (courtesy of Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO) > Download the Spanish translation PDF (courtesy of Universidad Internacional de La Rioja – UNIR) NEW: Download the 2016 NMC Horizon Report app.