NMC Blog

MIDEA
July 10, 2013
The Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts distributes funding to museums to launch innovative, technology-based projects.  More >

HP Catalyst
June 20, 2013
The New Media Consortium opened enrollment for its free, online mini-course “Applications of Social Media for STEMx Teaching,” which will take place in Facebook. More >

NMC Blog
June 18, 2013
Building an educational app is one thing, but if you choose to create a tool or a digital space in which children and young people can learn you really need to be thinking about the context. Beyond creating an app for a mobile device, how many developers and edtech companies look beyond the product itself? How are the creators of these tools supporting teachers, parents and even the self-directed learners (students) to best use what they have created? More >

NMC Blog
June 5, 2013
What is the best way to encapsulate what exactly goes on at the NMC Summer Conference? Newcomers learn fast that questions are the currency of all NMC gatherings -- they provoke opinions, debates, and insights, and drive people to connect and reconnect outside of sessions over coffee or, in this case, for a walk on the beach. More >

HP Catalyst
May 23, 2013
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MIDEA
May 2, 2013
Last week I had the pleasure of presenting the NMC Horizon Report > 2012 Museum Edition at the Museums and the Web 2013 conference in Portland, Oregon. More >

Sparking innovation, learning and creativity.
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Identifying the impact of emerging technologies.
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The Edward and Betty Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA) provides timely, succinct and practical knowledge about emerging technologies that museums can use to advance their missions.
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The largest educational presence in any virtual world, involving more than 150 colleges and universities and a very active community of educators that numbers nearly 12,000.
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