NMC News

Learn the latest from NMC and its members. This page aggregates content from several sources within the NMC web site.

NMC News
September 26, 2014
Entrepeneurship is a critical skill for all 21st century learners. Creating authentic learning opportunities, scaling teaching innovation, and shifting to deeper learning approaches have all been major themes highlighted in the past few editions of the NMC Horizon Report. Yet, in order to make learning more relevant for students while continuously updating teaching practices, educators need ample professional development opportunities.   More >
NMC News
September 19, 2014
You may have seen some buzz on our social media about a project that we're deeply involved in: HP LIFE e-Learning. This free, online platform provides training for educators to integrate entrepreneurship, business, and IT lessons into their classrooms and programs. Once you register through the HP LIFE e-Learning form, you will have access to the entire catalog of courses. More >
NMC News
September 12, 2014
The NMC recently hosted the 2014 Virtual Symposium on the Future of Museums. In this day-long event, curators, creators, innovators, museum professionals, and educators explored four major themes from the NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Museum Edition: Bring Your Own Device, Location-Based Services, Crowdsourcing, and Makerspaces. More >
NMC News
August 18, 2014
The NMC and HP partner to provide free professional development to educators worldwide to integrate entrepreneurial activities in their classrooms. More >
NMC HORIZON PROJECT
August 14, 2014
The New Media Consortium (NMC) in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Chur, the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB), Hannover, and ETH-Bibliothek Zurich are releasing the NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition at a special session of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress 80th General Conference and Assembly. More >
NMC News
July 29, 2014
The NMC is pleased to announce a new addition to our staff. Please join us in welcoming NMC Senior Researcher Bryan Alexander -- futurist, researcher, writer, speaker, consultant, and teacher. Previous to his now-formal position, Bryan has worked with the NMC for many years, serving on Horizon Project Expert Panels and speaking at NMC events, among other projects. 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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