The popularity of flexible learning seems likely to continue into 2017 with mobile-based apps such as EduMe used to deliver corporate training.
3. Virtual Reality Headsets for Classroom and Conferencing Technology
A controversial topic, since many remain convinced that VR is overhyped, but it seems likely that 2017 will see further experimental use of virtual reality headsets, allowing educators to evaluate both the pros and the cons.
4. Digital Textbook Provision in more Universities
Mobile-optimised and integrated with collaborative learning tools, digital textbook providers such as Kortext are designed to appeal to an ‘on-demand’ generation of students who want immediate access to their learning materials, including core texts and journals.