NMC 2017: Our Expanding Conversations and Global Learning Spaces

NMC 2017: Our Expanding Conversations and Global Learning Spaces

You certainly didn’t have to be here in Boston to have been an active participant in opening day at the NMC (New Media Consortium) 2017 Summer Conference yesterday. Because so many of us have become used to, adept at, and passionate about being part of the blended (online-onsite) learning environments we help create and nurture, those of us...
NMC 2017: Blended Conversations Among the Edunauts

NMC 2017: Blended Conversations Among the Edunauts

A well-run conference like the annual NMC (New Media Consortium) Summer Conference always sends me into the stratosphere. And the one that officially opens today here in the Boston area with pre-conference workshops has already thrust me into the lovely lofty heights of the teaching-training-learning-doing endeavors I pursue as part of my own...
Learning on the Horizon

Learning on the Horizon

During a recent cross-country flight to attend a conference, I settled in with my Samsung Galaxy tablet to read a pre-publication draft of the NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition, which highlights key trends, significant challenges, and the latest developments in educational technology. As always, I was impressed by the list of...
Privacy v. Technology

Privacy v. Technology

I remember the first time I saw a Google Project Glass device in a public setting — January 2013. I had the same contradictory reaction many of us seem to experience whenever we come face to face with a piece of new technology: fascination, curiosity, and a bit of apprehension about how this latest arrival would affect the way we live, learn,...