Here's at least one look back at the biggest ed tech stories of 2010. I figured the iPad would top any such list. The focus is on K-12 and much of the rest of the list is about national assessment standards, school reform, etc. What would a top ten list for higher ed look like? For us the challenges of lagging effects of the recession is certainly a top story, a focus on science and math curricula, continued concerns about privacy in an era of social networking, and renewed interest in how technology can transform face-to-face classes after several years of online and hybrid learning. We continue to look at how cloud tools can enhance and even replace course management systems, a theme that was strong last year and the subject of a CIC virtual conference at the tail end of 2009. A couple of smaller stories are the sunsetting of delicious, which I will miss a great deal, and the fizzling denouement of Google Wave, which not so long ago seemed like a big deal. Will Facebook's "fmail" be a big story of 2011, or a big letdown?
What else would you consider a top story in higher ed computing for 2010? And what do you anticipate for 2011?