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NMC Blog
June 25, 2014
I can clearly envision the reaction to this blog title: “Lori! Don’t you write and talk about crowdsourcing all the time? And don’t you write and talk about Wikipedia just as much?” Well, yes. But it’s true. You’ll never hear me describe Wikipedia as an example of crowdsourcing. The short answer? Wikipedia is so much more. Here’s the long answer, which just might renew your respect for Wikipedia: More >

NMC Blog
May 23, 2014
By Sandy Brown Jensen “In another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again.” More >

NMC Blog
May 14, 2014
By Jim Vanides More >

NMC Blog
April 28, 2014
By Mercè Fort Riina Vuorikari has worked extensively with school teachers in various European countries. She has conducted numerous interviews and surveys, but also consulted with teachers on new innovative pedagogical practices. Riina has led workshops with teachers and shared many, many meals with them. It's safe to say that Riina listens to teachers, and she knows them well! More >

NMC Blog
April 15, 2014
By Brad Hinson These are trying times for higher education. Universities all over the world are rippling with disruption, and educators are faced with an ultimatum: go with the flow or fight to keep education relevant? The Learning Collective series invites fellow university educators and leaders to envision the future of higher education as learning becomes a free-range activity that is bound only by the learner's drive and imagination. 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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