Member News

The NMC Selects the 2013 K-12 Ambassadors

The New Media Consortium, in partnership with, has selected 22 K-12 education professionals for its new NMC K-12 Ambassador Program. The Ambassadors range from district CIOs to teachers to directors of technology and many other roles in between.

Innovate: OSU's Annual Conference on Technology in Teaching and Learning

Innovate is Ohio State’s annual conference on technology in teaching and learning. It’s the largest of its kind in the Midwest, taking place March 26-27 in the 4-H Center on Ohio State’s West Campus. 

There are several new features for the fourth annual Innovate conference:

Call for Entries Announced for the 2013 Everett M. Rogers Award

Honoring achievement in innovation, IT, networks, national development, cross-cultural communication, entertainment education 


University of Nevada, Las Vegas Joins the NMC

Press Release Submitted by UNLV Division of Educational Outreach

Link to press release in the Las Vegas Sun

Published on October 9, 2012

Ball State EMI Update: September 2012

By Erin Moore, Emerging Technology Initiative

Dear friends of Ball State’s Emerging Media Initiative:
We are pleased to bring you the September 2012 issue of Ball State’s EMI Update.  Questions?  Feel free to contact us at

University of Central Florida Dives into Blended Learning via MOOC

The University of Central Florida (UCF) announces the second offering of its popular MOOC (massive open online course) for blended learning faculty and designers: BlendKit2012. Based around the open-licensed BlendKit Course instructional materials contained within the Blended Learning Toolkit website, BlendKit2012 will run as a five-week cohort (fromMonday, September 24 to Monday, October 29, 2012) facilitated by UCF’s Dr. Kelvin Thompson and Dr. Linda Futch.

Stanford University's Cloud-based Copyright Clearance: A Win-Win for Content Creators and Users

The NMC extends its congratulations to Franny Lee and Martha Russell of Stanford University for receiving the Best in Show award for their poster, "Cloud-based Copyright Clearance Services," at the 2012 NMC Summer Conference at MIT.

Story by Christina Farr

Intellectual property law is riddled with complexities, and yet, a simple mistake could result in an expensive and highly public lawsuit. In the higher education sector, a misstep could lead to millions of dollars in legal fees. 

Adobe & Case Western Reserve's Campus-Wide Technology Solution

We were excited to learn that our longtime partner Adobe, teamed up with NMC member Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) on a forward-thinking initiative. CWRU has a campus-wide site license for the Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection through an Education Enterprise Liscence Agreement.

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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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