Here is a good way to start the new year. Read, share, and discuss the 2009 Horizon Report. It is co-published by the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) and released in January at the ELI Conference in Orlando, FL.
Seriously. Read the 36-page report carefully. Then share and discuss it with your technology teams, administrators, and colleagues. The focus is on technology application trends in higher education. Think about how the technologies would be used in other settings, such as libraries or K12 schools. There is a web version of the report that encourages comments. Read and comment about the six trends: