NMC Blog

NMC Blog
March 11, 2013
Before Caine’s Arcade there was a small group of people working away with children and young people in hackerspaces teaching them to solder and think about basic concepts of engineering, electronics and how networks work. The people behind Caine’s Arcade saw the alignment between digital literacy, technology skills and how concepts like DIY align to self-directed learning methods. More >

MIDEA
March 8, 2013
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MIDEA
March 4, 2013
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NMC Blog
February 26, 2013
Call it what you want; the digital revolution, the cloud migration, one-to-one. The move to pervasive use of computing as the medium for education is underway. Schools around the world have moved beyond teacher websites, and are empowering students to both access curriculum and create products to demonstrate their learning entirely in the digital medium. More >

MIDEA
February 20, 2013
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NMC Blog
February 5, 2013
By Tom Haymes As I ponder my class in the upcoming semester, I am left with a serious conundrum. What is the role of the textbook in a New Media teaching environment? In the age of information abundance the textbook is a gilded box for information. Its monetary cost to students is significant, yet its benefit is questionable. While content is important, I question if textbooks, especially basic-level textbooks, provide an essential source of that content. More >

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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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