NMC Blog

NMC Blog
June 13, 2012
As I get ready to head out to NMC12 this morning, I have been thinking about what makes a conference successful for me on a personal level.  Having managed conferences, I know that the overall success can be counted in attendees, returning and new, the presence and engagement of the audience for speakers, the hallway buzz, and the food (always the food!).  Conferences can be an incredible opportunity for exposure to ideas, institutions, and the all important networking with colleagues known and new.   More >
NMC Blog
June 7, 2012
By Jack West Photo: CC-BY-SA-2.0 by abbamouse  More >

NMC Blog
June 12, 2012
By Victoria Estrada Introductions—Antonio Vantaggiato, an Italian-Puerto Rican, teaches computer science at La Universidad del Sagrado Corazon in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and he is 80+ pages into his first book. Among the 12 session attendees were a number of teachers and instructors from an array of disciplines including graphic design, the fine arts, instructional technology and business. More >

MIDEA
June 5, 2012
By: Lori Byrd Phillips (Image: cc by-sa 3.0 Alex Hinojo) More >

NMC Blog
June 4, 2012
By Daniel Donahoo A few years ago I bought a rabbit.  It wasn’t your usual rabbit. It was a plastic, anime-designed, Internet-enabled rabbit. The Nazbatag rabbit became my show and tell piece at professional development sessions. It was the future before the iPad arrived. I talked about how it told me when an important email came in, or could read me my RSS feed. I thought the future shaped like this rabbit. But, it never caught on. Not like tablets have. More >

MIDEA
June 1, 2012
By: Holly Witchey 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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