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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 >
NMC Blog
June 13, 2012
Building an IPTV Network from the Ground Up: A Consortium Approach Susan Kehoe, George Mason University Donna Liu, Princeton University Richard Wood, George Mason University Public cable tv education provider 24/7 broadcast schedule. It's no longer good enough for NSF funded research to be available to scientific circles, the general public needs to be aware.  Research Channel was a vehicle but access markets changed. More >
NMC Blog
June 13, 2012
The Case of a Massive Open Online Course at a College of Education Dalit Levy, Kibbutzim College of Education Only in the past 10-20 years in Israel are teachers getting a master's degree, so this is the goal for every teacher, with an emphasis on social involvement. Goal of preparing students for education in the digital age and work in a knowledge economy. Referred back to Ito's principle of learning instead of educating.   Commognition More >

NMC Blog
June 13, 2012
By Victoria Estrada From the 2012 NMC Summer Conference, in a session presented by Dr. Ardelle Pate, Concordia University Chicago 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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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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