Emerging Learning Technologies

  • Florence Martin
  • Anthony Karl Betrus


This chapter will review learning technologies that have recently emerged as influential in promoting learning. As is often the case, many learning technologies start in the entertainment or business sectors and make their way into education circles. Creating learning with these technologies is not always an option, as the learning designer may be limited to using and managing the various tools. Simply using many of these technologies involves a high technical barrier and is a first step to creating your own. As such, both tips and techniques for creating and using emerging learning technologies will be covered.


Virtual reality Augmented reality Mixed reality Futurism Data privacy Artificial intelligence STEM learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florence Martin
    • 1
  • Anthony Karl Betrus
    • 2
  1. 1.University of North Carolina CharlotteCharlotteUSA
  2. 2.State University of New York at PotsdamPotsdamUSA

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