Emerging technologies. Analysis and current perspectives


  • Miriam Agreda Montoro University of Jaén
  • Ana Mª Ortiz Colón University of Jaén
  • Javier Rodríguez Moreno University of Jaén
  • Karl Steffens University of Köln




Emerging Technologies, Literature Review, Deep Learning, Collaborative Learning, Adaptative Learning, Learning Analytics, e-learning.


The convergence in the use of technology in classrooms and the development of new methodologies have involved a redefinition of the different educational agents’ performance, for the upcoming Horizon reports to generate a radiography of the emerging technological trends that will have an impact in the upcoming years. As a consequence, we will focus on adaptative learning technologies based on the perspectives of profound learning, where the achievement of objectives will be reflected through generated learning analytics, whose association may produce consistent verifiable blockchains. For that matter, this work proposes a meta-analysis of 62 research studies indexed in the WOS and Scopus databases during 2013 and 2018, in the area of Social Sciences, taking as descriptors the technologies mentioned in those reports. A search strategy based on four different criteria has been used: public (target), topic, methodological design and main conclusions.


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