Research & Forecasts


Librarians Say Information Literacy Is Important, They Don't Have the Tools to Teach It

Nearly all librarians (97 percent) say information literacy contributes to workforce success and more than four in five (83 percent) say it affects college graduation rates, and yet 44 percent said their library does not support information literacy as much as it should, according to a new survey from ProQuest.

Report: Wearable Devices Not Useful Enough

Wearable computing devices need to be more useful to drive adoption, according to a new survey from Gartner.

Augmented and Virtual Reality Shipments to Double Each Year Through 2020

Augmented and virtual reality headset sales will see a compound annual growth rate of 108.3 percent from 2015 to 2020, according to a new report from International Data Corp.

Report: Districts Need to Keep Pace with Human Capital Innovation

Most K–12 school districts have hyperlocal and untargeted recruitment strategies, despite the increasing importance of attracting and retaining talented teachers, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.

Students Think School Culture Could Use a Makeover

A new survey from nonprofit YouthTruth conducted among students in grades 5–12 found that only one in three students view their schools' culture positively.

Report: Computer Use Doesn't Stunt Middle Schooler Social Development

A working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research has suggested that the availability of personal computers at home don't stunt the social development of students in grades 6–10 or displace their engagement in sports or clubs.

Global Education Gamification Market to Grow 66.22% Through 2020

The global education gamification market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 66.22 percent from 2016 through 2020, according to a new report by Dublin-based market research firm Research and Markets.

Number of International Students Studying STEM in U.S. Jumps 10 Percent

The number of international students studying STEM subjects in the United States grew 10.1 percent from November 2015 to November 2016, according to a recent study published by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a federal law enforcement agency.

E-Learning Market Expected to Experience Major Growth Over Next Five Years

The e-learning market is predicted to experience significant global growth over the next five years, largely driven by advances in technology, evolving business needs and a number of emerging learning and development trends, according to Docebo’s newly released research report, “E-Learning Market Trends and Forecast 2017-2021.”

Report: Digital Natives 'Easily Duped' by Information Online

A study from Stanford Graduate School of Education researchers found that most middle, high school and college students have trouble discerning news articles from advertisements online.

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