NMC Blog

NMC Blog
June 14, 2012
By Cheryl McGrath Michael Reese. Academic integrity: mashed up.  Most students have a good moral compass, they just need help transitioning to college.  A filmmaker was hired to script scenarios.  Discussed plagiarism, stealing exams etc . . . Especially important for international students with different academic expectations ingrained.  mreese@jhu.edu. Not Gonged. More >
NMC Blog
June 14, 2012
By Cheryl McGrath Todd Ruhl, Solutions Consultant, Adobe Systems, truhl@adobe.com This was a product demo for Adobe. It definitely gave a great overview of what to look for in a product and to help prioritize what components will be crucial for your institution.   More >
NMC Blog
June 14, 2012
Photo by Evangelia Vorophonh. Object has a motion sensor that starts the robotics as you approach. Taking this class has changed her ideas of her future, now that she is into robotics. Having arts education experiences in childhood is a key factor in predicting lifelong learners with interests in the arts.  Arts educators are making connections between art education and quality of life. More >
NMC Blog
June 14, 2012
Ivica Alpeza Current role/interest: Youth education leadership Who is youth today?  Not kids.  Young people, important people. What is the future of education? Innovation in practice, methods and learning. What is the time and place for leadership?  Many indicators show students are leaders now, bringing changes into education. Don't just talk about it, be about it. How to do it today when everyone is an expert.  Remember, the youth are experts on youth. More >
NMC Blog
June 14, 2012
Malcolm Brown:  Transformation is a serious business, and if you don't take it seriously the rug could be pulled out from under you.   Concept: Wicked Problems http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wicked_problem Causes are complex and ambiguous We need something really new. Each solution changes your understanding of the problem. Call for disruptive, not sustaining, innovations. More >
NMC Blog
June 14, 2012
Arlene Krebs, California State University, Monterey Bay Monterey has a large rural area, challenged by mountains, estuaries, farmland.  The population is primarily Hispanic, and 70% of the population the university serves is the first to attend college in their families.  Major broadband and cell carries don't get the return on their investment given the area and so don't come into the area as a business. More >

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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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