Predictions and hopes for elearning in 2011

Our colleagues at the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) have just put up a new blog post that lists 22 predictions and 14 hopes for elearning in 2011. The predictions and hopes are based upon a challenge that was sent out through the WCET network earlier this week.


To quote Russell Poulin, Deputy Director, Research and Analysis at WCET:

“I thought it might be fun and informative to pose a challenge to several people whose opinions I respect.  I asked them to send me:

  • A prediction – something that you think will happen in 2011.  You can be as bold or safe as you want.  These can be about teaching, learning, technology, business of e-learning, policy, regulations, student behavior, or other related items.  And/or a…
  • A hope – something that you hope to see in 2011.  Perhaps egging people on to make the world a better and safer place for all of us.

The responses covered diverse topics including: mobile learning, analytics, accreditation, open educational resources, quality of e-learning, perceived quality, accountability, faculty development, and many calls for collaboration.

A big thank you to our brave friends who peered into the future, wrote down what they saw, and are willing to put their names next to their prognostications.

Join the fun.  I invite you to comment or add your own predictions or hopes.”

Click the image above or follow this link –> Predictions and hopes for elearning in 2011 to add your own predictions and hopes to the list.