The NMC Presents "Ideas That Matter" in Education

The New Media Consortium (NMC) hosted the 2013 NMC Summer Conference in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Hundreds of highly skilled education professionals traveled from across the globe to attend the NMC’s most influential event of the year. The conference commemorated the 20th Anniversary of the NMC. Nearly 50 sessions highlighted the integration of emerging technologies into teaching, learning, and creative inquiry.

20 Queries for 20 Years and Beyond

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.

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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